It’s National Immunization Awareness Month

Let’s get to the basics of immunizations. According to the CDC, here are a few definitions of immunization terms: Immunity: Protection from an infectious disease. If you are immune to a disease, you can be exposed to it without becoming infected. Vaccine: A product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, …

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What is Specialist Care?

There are different types of doctors that can help with your complete health. Medical doctors (MD/DO) fall into two categories: primary care providers (PCPs) and specialists. Primary Care Providers, often referred to as general practitioners, are doctors who practice family medicine and are trained to be your first point of entry into the health care …

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Diabetes and Women

How is Diabetes different for women than it is for men? Did you know that diabetes increases the risk of heart disease by four times in women compared to only two times in men? Women also have more severe outcomes after a heart attack and are at higher risk of other diabetes-related complications including kidney …

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Diabetes in Men

There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 (juvenile or insulin-dependent diabetes) and the most common form, Type 2 (called adult-onset or sugar diabetes and once known as non-insulin dependent diabetes). Type 2 diabetes affects 90-95% of the 13 million men diagnosed with diabetes. What Causes Type 2 Diabetes and What are the Symptoms in …

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