What is Preventative Care?

What is Preventative Care?

Most of the time it when we go to the doctor its because we are aren’t feeling well or to get a checkup to make sure we are in relatively good health. Unfortunately, this system often doesn’t go a long way in preventing us from becoming sick in the first place. An...
Why Should I Care About Insulin Resistance?

Why Should I Care About Insulin Resistance?

Your lab results came back and you’ve been diagnosed as “Insulin Resistant”.  Now what? Insulin Resistance is when cells don’t respond properly to insulin, which is a hormone released by the pancreas. Insulin tells cells to absorb glucose, which is...
Chronic Conditions 101

Chronic Conditions 101

What are Chronic Conditions and How do I know if I Have One? Chronic diseases are defined by the CDC as conditions lasting for a year or more that require on going medical attention and/or limit activities of daily life. More than half of all American adults have a...