Entries by Juanita

You have prediabetes — can you fix it?

Jacqueline Ross, M.D.Specialty: Family Medicine who enjoys working with families and caring for patients of all ages shared in the Edwards Elmhurst Healthy Driven Blog that when you have diabetes, sugar builds up in your bloodstream. Your body has trouble producing insulin, which is what helps regulate the amount of sugar in your blood. When the […]

Kids Aren’t Getting Much Exercise

Kate Elizabeth Queram, a Staff Correspondent for Government Executive’s Route Fifty and based in Washington, D.C. shared that more than three-fourths of children nationally between the ages of 6 and 17 do not get enough daily physical activity, and activity levels vary depending on gender and other factors, according to a recent national report card. The 2018 United […]

3 TIPS TO KNOCK-OUT HOLIDAY TRIGGERS

Ashley Brewer shared with Healthy Lombard that the holidays can be an extremely happy time of the year for most everyone, but for those in recovery from substance abuse and/or alcoholism, it can be a time of high stress and fear of relapse triggers. It is not uncommon for addicts/alcoholics to relapse during this time […]

Avoiding Gluten – Should I, Shouldn’t I?

With a number of celebrities promoting a gluten-free diet, it’s no surprise that it has become trendy to avoid this protein. It seems that this kind of diet has grown in popularity in the US especially as there are over three million people not eating gluten foods. However, you shouldn’t exclude gluten from your diet […]

New ZYTO Biocommunication Program

Points To Wellness of Oakbrook Terrace has implemented a new ZYTO Biocommunication program that enables extensive health and wellness related information about each client to be gathered through a direct link between the client and the computer.  This information is then used as part of a holistic approach to maintaining the client’s health and wellness. […]

American Children’s Level of Exercise

The Editor of Children’s and Nature Network reported that a team of researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have uncovered some startling information about the amount of exercise the average U.S. child gets in a week. According to the study, a majority of children are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity […]