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Healthy Sleep

Healthy Sleep.Sleep Basics.Sleep Problems.Good Night’s Sleep.Choosing A Product. Quality sleep refreshes the body and is vital for good health. Yet many Americans do not get enough sleep, and 70 million have problems sleeping on a regular basis. Many have chronic... Read More
Choosing A Product Common Condition Topics 

Choosing A Product

Healthy SleepSleep BasicsSleep ProblemsGood Night’s SleepChoosing A Product What sleep aid product is right for me?Over the counter sleep aids come in tablets (regular, orally disintegrating and effervescent), capsules, liquids and powders. The orally disintegrating tablets are convenient if you... Read More
Good Night’s Sleep Common Condition Topics 

Good Night’s Sleep

Healthy SleepSleep BasicsSleep ProblemsGood Night’s SleepChoosing A Product What steps can I take to relax my mind before I go to sleep?Consider meeting with a mental health professional if you need help controlling or getting rid of troubling thoughts and... Read More
Sleep Problems Common Condition Topics 

Sleep Problems

Healthy SleepSleep BasicsSleep ProblemsGood Night’s SleepChoosing A Product What are the most common sleep problems?The most common kinds of sleep problems are:Insomnia: a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep; poor sleep qualitySleep apnea: breathing starts and stops, interrupting sleepRestless... Read More
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Sleep Basics

Healthy SleepSleep BasicsSleep ProblemsGood Night’s SleepChoosing A Product Why is it so important to get a good night’s sleep?Research shows that sleep plays a role in immune function, metabolism, memory, learning and other vital functions. (4) Sleep helps your brain... Read More
Taking Control of Diabetes – Immunizations Common Condition Topics 

Taking Control of Diabetes – Immunizations

Taking ControlHealthy EatingMedicationsTestingExerciseImmunizations  Take charge of your healthStay healthy by getting these immunizations:FluHepatitis BPneumoniaTetanus/diptheria (Td)According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizations can protect against illnesses that can be very serious for people with diabetes.For more information about... Read More
Taking Control of Diabetes – Exercise Common Condition Topics 

Taking Control of Diabetes – Exercise

Taking ControlHealthy EatingMedicationsTestingExerciseImmunizations  Get a little more active...Do at least 150 minutes of moderately vigorous exercise each week.Get some form of aerobic exercise at least three times a week and resistance training twice a week.Start slowly to build up your... Read More
Taking Control of Diabetes – Testing Common Condition Topics 

Taking Control of Diabetes – Testing

Taking ControlHealthy EatingMedicationsTestingExerciseImmunizations  Test like a pro...Test on your finger’s edges, not the tip, where more nerves are located.Wash hands with soap and warm water and dry thoroughly right before testing.Vary your fingers instead of using the same finger all... Read More
Taking Control of Diabetes – Medications Common Condition Topics 

Taking Control of Diabetes – Medications

Taking ControlHealthy EatingMedicationsTestingExerciseImmunizations  Start right...If your doctor has prescribed diabetes medications, ask these questions:How many pills do I take?How often should I take them and when?What if I forget to take my medications and remember later?What side effects could I... Read More