Winterize Your Feet??

Winter spells colder temperatures in many places of the world, including Kentucky. With colder temperatures comes enclosed shoes. Enclosed shoes often leads to increased foot problems, such as pain from bunions, bone spurs, abnormally contracted toes (hammer toes), and athlete’s foot. To avoid such problems heed some helpful advice. To avoid pressure against certain areas… Continue reading Winterize Your Feet??

Research in Diabetes

Recent diabetes research shows promise in dealing with diabetes. It may soon be possible to check your blood sugar level by way of you saliva.  Recent studies have examined the ability to measure different chemical properties of saliva, which may mimic blood sugar levels directly.  Research has been ongoing for several years in attempt to… Continue reading Research in Diabetes

Should I Cut Straight Across??

Ingrown toenails are problems most people deal with at some point in their lives.  Information available online as to home remedies include cutting a “V” in the center of the end of the toenail, shoving pieces of cotton under the edges of the nail, and cutting the toenail straight across.  Most all ingrown toenails are… Continue reading Should I Cut Straight Across??

Hypoglycemia – What does it mean?

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a condition associated with a drop in blood sugar level, below what is considered normal.  When the blood sugar drops, usually below about 70mg/dL, the symptoms of hypoglycemia can start.  Shaking, sweating, nausea, and palpitations are some of the signs of an abnormal drop in blood sugar. So what causes the… Continue reading Hypoglycemia – What does it mean?