Archive | November, 2013
The Signs of Lymphedema

The Signs of Lymphedema

The lymphatic system is an extensive drainage system that returns water, waste, proteins and toxins from various tissues back to the blood stream. This system helps to defend the body against invasion from disease-causing agents such as viruses, bacteria or fungi. Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling, usually in the arms and legs […]

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Understanding Diabetes

Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Another 79 million Americans have Prediabetes and are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. November is American Diabetes Month, and we want you to be informed. What is it? Am I at risk? What can I do now to help live with […]

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