Getting your blood tested doesn’t need to be difficult. Learn what to expect, how to prepare and other useful tips before visiting the lab.
When it comes to taking care of their personal health, American men are less likely to get regular health exams or monitor their health status than American women. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly 26 percent of men in the United States do not have a regular source of healthcare. An unfortunate […]
A growing number of adults world wide are deficient in Vitamin D — an important nutrient that plays a role in maintaining a healthy weight as well as strong bones and a healthy immune system. If you are overweight and struggling to lose weight, a Vitamin D deficiency could be the culprit. If you are […]
Do you know your Metabolic Syndrome Score? If you don’t — here’s why you need to know this key health indicator. Metabolic syndrome occurs most frequently in people who are overweight. People with metabolic syndrome typically have three or more related health conditions that increase their chances of developing one or more costly “killer diseases” […]
If your blood sugar levels are regularly higher than 100 mg/dL but lower than 125 mg/dL you are prediabetic. The scary thing is, you can be prediabetic while experiencing no warning signs that your health is on a downward spiral towards becoming diabetic. The best way to determine if you are at risk for diabetes […]