Tag Archives: Manage

Type 2 diabetes: Five snacks to help you manage blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. Over time, rising blood sugars can raise a person’s risk of developing deadly complications such as heart disease and stroke. While certain dietary decisions can help to control blood sugar levels, the condition can also lead to weight gain.… Read More »

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established… Read More »

Tips to manage your pain

Chronic pain is a complex experience with physical, psychological, and social factors. National Pain Week, July 22 – 28, exists to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain. Here are some tips from Painaustralia to help you manage your pain: Daily stretching and walking: Moderate daily exercise will… Read More »

How to help your children manage migraines

Stress! It is a fact of life for all human beings. Stress is a normal reaction — psychologic and physiologic — to the everyday demands of life. When your brain perceives a threat, the body reacts with a fight-or-flight response, releasing hormones, increasing heart rate, and blood pressure. When the situation is over, your body… Read More »