Defining prediabetes

Defining prediabetes

At a recent checkup, your doctor told you that you have prediabetes. You’ve heard about Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. But what is prediabetes? To clearly explain what prediabetes is, let’s first take a look at Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs...
Breakfast’s role in a good day at school

Breakfast’s role in a good day at school

Before you send your kids on their way to school, it’s important to help them fuel up for the day. In the chaos of getting ready for the school day, it can sometimes be difficult to fit in a healthy breakfast. But doing so is vitally important. As the first meal of...
An eye on dementia

An eye on dementia

With the loss of legendary Lady Vol basketball coach Pat Summitt earlier this year, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia were all over the news. As you age, what you should know about dementia and how to protect your brain health? Dementia is common across the world. The...
The facts on stress

The facts on stress

When’s the last time you felt stressed? Might not have been too long ago. Let’s take a look at stress, from the good to the bad and everything in between. Everyone experiences stress at one time or another. So what exactly is it? Stress is defined as “something that...