About Overactive Bladder Overactive bladder is a urinary problem that can impact everyday activities. People who suffer from overactive bladder often feel embarrassed, which can cause them to become isolated from others at work or in their personal lives. What is Overactive Bladder? Overactive bladder is a dysfunction with bladder storage that causes a sudden… Continue Reading »

What is type 2 diabetes? Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for up 95% of diabetes cases in the United States. People with type 2 diabetes produce insulin, unlike those with type 1 diabetes. However, type 2 diabetics are unable to adequately use insulin either because the pancreas does… Continue Reading »

What is Candidiasis? Candida yeast is normally found in the human body in small amounts. However, if Candida levels get too high due to health problems or medications, they can cause a fungal infection called Candidiasis. Candidiasis can occur in several warm, moist areas of the body including the skin, blood, mouth, throat, and genitals…. Continue Reading »

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally. Certain uncontrollable factors, like genetics, predispose an individual to experiencing a heart attack; however, you can control or treat most risk factors to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. What are the Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease? There are both controllable and uncontrollable factors that make… Continue Reading »

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for up 95% of diabetes cases in the United States. People with type 2 diabetes produce insulin, unlike those with type 1 diabetes. However, type 2 diabetics are unable to adequately use insulin either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or… Continue Reading »

Here are some of the things you should know about diabetes, as we come to a close of Diabetes Awareness Month: 1/3 of the people with diabetes, don’t even know that they have the disease According the American Diabetes Association(ADA) diabetes kills more people than breast cancer and AIDS every year. Eating excessive amounts of… Continue Reading »

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it seems like the whole country turned pink! From store marquees to the NFL, everyone was touting pink, talking about awareness prevention, fund raising, etc. But now here it is National Diabetes Awareness month and what have you heard about it? Not much. For some reason diabetes isn’t… Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association is having their annual Shop to Stop Diabetes, Gift of Hope fundraiser, you can purchase gifts, jewelry and holiday cards. Every penny of the profit goes directly toward diabetes research. This fund raiser was started by parents of children with diabetes. The Gift of Hope program allows you to turn your purchases… Continue Reading »

November is National Diabetes awareness month. The Juvenile Diabetes Research foundations is teaming up with the Utah Department of Health to raise awareness about the disease. The disease which affects over 26 million people in the US, effects 128,000 Utah residents have the disease. The groups are hoping to increase understanding of the cause and recognizing… Continue Reading »

November is National Diabetes Month, created to help raise awareness about the disease that is becoming and epidemic in this country. Here are some facts from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet: 8.3% of the United States Population have diabetes, that’s 25.8 million children and adults 79 million Americans are prediabetic 1.9 million new cases… Continue Reading »