Tag Archives: Loss

Diabetic retinopathy: Understanding diabetes-related eye disease and vision loss

Over 30 million people in the United States live with diabetes, and approximately 7.7 million people have diabetic retinopathy, making it the most common cause of vision loss in working-aged adults. The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy has increased significantly over the past 20 years, due to the rise in the number of people diagnosed with… Read More »

Can a healthy diet reduce your risk of hearing loss? Here’s what the research says

What you eat may play an important role in how well you hear, especially as you get older, according to the latest research. In a 2019 study, women who reported eating healthier diets had lower rates of hearing loss than those who had a less-healthy diet. The study, from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, included 3,135 women and… Read More »

Need a protein powder for weight loss? Look for these 6 ingredients

Most protein powders are built for extreme muscle gainers. But the right protein powder can help you lose weight, especially if it contains cutting edge ingredients that aid metabolism and help keep appetite at bay.  Nutritionist Rick Hay explains exactly what to look for Protein supplement ingredients are practically a language of their own. A rather confusing one at that.… Read More »

‘How can he hear you but not me?’ Hearing loss tested my family in surprising ways

The first sign of illness in my Uncle Bob was his swollen, curled hands­­—the mark of rheumatoid arthritis. Then, not long after, type 2 diabetes.  For a veteran and longtime auto mechanic, these illnesses in and of themselves were life changing. His wife and two children rallied around him, endlessly patient with a man who was… Read More »