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    It Is Not The End Of The World: How To Cope With Having Diabetes

    After eating, food is broken down into what is known as glucose, a sugar carried by the blood to cells throughout the body.  Using a hormone known as insulin, made in the pancreas, cells process glucose into energy.    Because cells in the muscles, liver, and fat do not use insulin properly in the body […]

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    How Well Do You Know Your ‘Girls’ (Breasts)?

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    This is an amazing campaign that the Susan G. Komen and Ad Council have partnered on to help African American women know their ‘girls’ (breasts). According to statistics: Black women in America are dying of breast cancer at unacceptable rates – about 40% higher than white women. Black women are more likely to be diagnosed younger […]

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    Planning A Road Trip? These 5 Diabetes Travel Tips Will Likely Come In Handy

    Planning ahead when you travel reduces stress.  This is particularly important for a diabetic.  These 5 diabetes travel tips are simple to implement and crucial to your diabetic management.  They are particularly important if you are traveling abroad.   1)  Have a pre-travel check-up.  Make sure your A1C blood sugar levels; your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels are OK.  […]

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    8 Breast Cancer Health Tips Women Need To Read

    Self-care is the first step in preventing and treating health challenges. When it comes to breast health, the importance of self-care is a message I can’t share often enough. It is great to see pink ribbons everywhere in October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! If I had my wish, every pink ribbon would carry […]

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    5 Questions Cancer Patients May Want To Ask Their Oncologist

    Advances in cancer care and treatment have dramatically improved survival rates and overall quality of life. That improvement is largely due to patients who are taking an active role in their cancer treatment. The next step is to find out how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and properly care for your entire body.   When […]