For many people with high blood sugar, the treatment can be worse than the illness.
Ron Carlson was determined not to let diabetes stop him from doing the things he loved.
He was an avid outdoorsman. He looked forward to deer hunting every fall in his native Minnesota. And he loved riding his motorcycle.
Ron was told that his high blood sugar could cause nerve and vision damage.… Read More
How to make sure that you’re healed—not hurt—when you go into the hospital.
Her eyes were nearly swollen shut. Her throat was closing. Maja Castillo knew exactly what was happening to her.
She was in the midst of a severe allergic reaction.
Maja is a doctor. She works as a pediatrician in New York. She knew that she desperately needed a shot of epinephrine.… Read More
Most medical devices are sold without any clinical testing. The results can be tragic.
HERE’S HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF IF YOU HAVE OR NEED:
- An artificial joint
- A pacemaker
- A heart stent
- A CPAP machine
- An insulin pump
- A gastric band
…or any other health device
John Winkler had severe heart failure. He desperately needed a transplant. But it looked like he might not survive until a donor heart could be found. … Read More
These 7 research-backed solutions can help your brain turn off back, joint, nerve, and other types of chronic pain.
Don Benedict’s back hurt so badly that he wanted to kill himself. He was bedridden and didn’t see the point of going on.i
Just a few years earlier, things were very different.
Don was an avid athlete. He played competitive handball and was a long-distance runner, doing 5 miles every other day. … Read More
Strengthen your natural defense against memory decline and Alzheimer’s.
Julie Gregory remembers the exact moment she first started to worry about Alzheimer’s disease.
A woman approached her in the store. “Julie! Hi!” the woman said. “How have you been?”i
Julie stared at her blankly, frantically searching her memory. A few uncomfortable seconds passed.
“Remember, our sons went to school together?”… Read More