December 2011

Using Foods to Lower Cholesterol photo credit: s58yFor diabetic patients, following a proper diet is not only essential to lowering blood sugar but also for keeping cholesterol levels low.  Unfortunately, diabetes and hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) tend to go hand in hand.  Diabetics can see the effects of food on their blood sugar every day.  It […]

Can I Lower Cholesterol Naturally Using Red Yeast Rice Supplements? High cholesterol is a serious health condition affecting patients with diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Common treatments for high cholesterol levels include dietary changes, weight loss, exercise, and the use of prescription medications. Prescription medications called statins are among the most commonly used and widely accepted […]

Flu Symptoms and How To Avoid The Flu Influenza is a virus that is very easily transmitted from person to person through respiratory droplets.  This means that the flu virus is spread by sneezing, coughing, and by touching contaminated surfaces.  Influenza is responsible for numerous days of missed work, hospitalizations and deaths every year throughout the […]