Experts agree a healthy diet, regular exercise and weight management can prevent Type 2 Diabetes. This sounds easy, yet more than 25 million Americans suffer from some form of Type 2 Diabetes, and nearly 80 million are considered prediabetic.
Your body makes all the cholesterol it needs and uses it to keep you healthy. The waxy substance helps make new cells, some hormones and substances that help digest foods. Having too much cholesterol in your blood can slowly build up in your arteries and create plaque. The foods you eat can impact your cholesterol. So, what eats away the cholesterol?
Lisa Hillis had been a long-time patient at Genesis OB/GYN Group, and after years of heavy and abnormal bleeding, sought help from Kristina Loomis, M.D., a Board-certified OB/GYN with the Genesis OB/GYN Group, for a solution.
Checking if someone needs a COVID-19 test is mostly about asking questions, which lends itself well to a telehealth approach. If you have a mobile device, a telephone, a tablet or a computer with an internet connection, you can visit with a provider from the comfort of your own home through a virtual visit.
Some people cringe at the word “hike” – it brings forth visions of steep hills and mountains, rocky landscapes and a lot of hard work. But hiking doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be a way to move your body, enjoy fresh air and find inner peace. And physical activity is essential for good health – for your body and your mind.
Millennials are fortunate in many ways. Modern medicine has reduced the incidence of infectious diseases that caused widespread death and disability in previous generations. However, as a group, the lifestyle trends of millennials are causing adults to develop serious, chronic diseases at younger and younger ages.