Prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, is a condition that develops before a person gets type 2 diabetes. It’s also known as impaired fasting glucose or glucose intolerance. It basically means your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but they’re not quite high enough to...

June is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, so this month we'll be deep-diving into this strikingly common dementia variant. First, let's start with the basics: what is Alzheimer's Disease, who does it affect, and is there anything we can do to prevent it. A quick Alzheimer's primer Alzheimer's—a type of...

Overview The thyroid gland is a part of the endocrine system. The endocrine system produces hormones that regulate the normal functions of the body. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the throat. It has a left and right lobe. The isthmus...

Environmental factors surrounding the rise of cancer must not be overlooked!  Making good choices in these 5 areas will go a long way in your fight against cancer, or helping to overcome it!!!  There’s SO MUCH you can do to deal with your own environment simply...

Vitamin D is an essential ingredient in our lives. Adequate amounts of vitamin D promote calcium and phosphorus absorption—essential mechanisms for healthy bones and teeth—and is also considered by organizations such as the National Cancer Institute as a nutrient with potential to ward off serious diseases. Unfortunately, like...