Reason for you to get a flu shot

Flu season started in November and continues through March. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months old and up get the flu shot, but this is...

How HIGH is high blood pressure?

I’m probably going to tell my age here, but in elementary school I remember learning that normal blood pressure was 120/80 to 140/90....

Infection, Sickness or Allergy?

Allergies…..ugh…. Many people in this area of Texas are allergic to the pollens in the air. Some may think they are suffering from an...

Be SMART with Arthritis!

Do you suffer from arthritis? The best way to combat arthritis is to exercise. Remember the acronym SMART: Start low, go slow. Modify...

Tests for Diabetes Management

There are two key blood tests for management of diabetes. Both give your healthcare provider different information. Both are useful in...

Diabetes = increased hot weather risks

Do you have diabetes? If you are, you will be affected by heat differently than others. The reason for this is that the micro-tears from...