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10 Things You Should Do If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

Kim Thiboldeaux | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Thiboldeaux

If you, or a loved one, are newly diagnosed, following the steps below can make a tremendous difference as you begin your cancer journey.

7 Empowerment Tips From a 'Professional Patient'

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

If you live with a chronic disease, you may be able to relate to me. Everyone wants to feel good. After all, it's hard to check off our bucket list and accomplish life goals if we can't get ourselves out of bed. So how can we obtain our best health and health care when battling a chronic and/or incurable illness?

What Not to Do When You Get a New Diagnosis

Danea Horn | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Danea Horn

I found that when I put my energy toward healthy behaviors, I had less time and mental space for worry. I began to trust that things would work out well, even if that included a kidney transplant.

Experts Say Wear Your Diabetes Detectives Badge on the Left

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

When a patient with diabetes has elevated blood sugar levels, if that patient plays detective for a couple of minutes and looks for clues that may have caused the high or low, he or she will usually be able to figure it out.

Prevent Pre-Diabetes From Becoming Type 2 Diabetes

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

As a certified diabetes educator for the last 18 years, what frustrates me the most is that in the majority of cases of pre-diabetes, particularly those with an early diagnosis, developing on to Type 2 diabetes is preventable