American Diabetes Month: Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases, which are characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin properly. With roughly 29 million Americans living with the disease, the diabetes is currently the 7th leading cause of death.
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Understanding Cardiology and Heart Disease: Cardiology is a field of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the heart and blood vessels. Common cardiovascular conditions include coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure, and more.
Safe Toys and Gifts Month: With Christmastime right around the corner, people are scrambling to get gifts for their children at the last minute. Parents everywhere are waiting in line to get their kids the hottest new toy on the shelves. But do you ever stop to consider the safety of your children’s toys?
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Driving is one of life’s greatest luxuries. There is something therapeutic about the open road and having total freedom to choose where we go. However, as we grow older, we encounter many physical, mental, and sensory challenges that hinder our ability to drive.
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: Pancreatic cancer is currently the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. While medical advancements have helped increase the survival rate of many forms of cancer, prognosis of pancreatic cancer is very poor with just 8 percent of patients surviving five years after diagnosis.
National COPD Awareness Month: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to several progressive lung diseases, including asthma, emphysema, and more. COPD affects roughly 15 million Americans, half of which are unaware of their illness.
Bladder Health Awareness Month: Many of us take our bladders for granted. We don’t think twice about using the bathroom or the function that our bladder carries out during the process. Bladder health is very important and is impacted by many lifestyle and environmental factors.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month: This November, Team Healtheo360 is celebrating National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, an annual celebration that helps raise awareness about specialized medical care. Sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), this year’s theme is Know Your Options!
Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that are characterized by the body’s inability to effectively produce insulin, which causes elevated levels of blood glucose. If a person living with diabetes does not adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, their condition can lead to handful of serious health complications.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, an annual celebration honoring those who provide care and support for a loved one in a time of need. This year’s theme, “Take Care to Give Care,” is encouraging people to maintain their own health when serving as a caregiver.