Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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How Is Diabetes Managed?

Diabetes is a dangerous disease if left unmanaged. Sustained high glucose levels, for example, can damage the nerves and blood vessels in the body. Left alone, diabetes can lead to complications like loss of vision, kidney damage, diseases of the...

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Diet Tips To Manage Hypertension This Holiday Season

Managing your blood pressure during the holidays can be tricky, especially with the amount of scrumptious feast laid out on the dinner table. However, before you let loose and start eating to your heart’s content, remember that a few minutes of...

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Steps to Manage Hypertension During the Cold Season

During the cold season or winter, blood pressure is generally higher because of vasoconstriction or the shrinking of the blood vessels. Because of this, many, especially the elderly, experience an unhealthy rise in their blood pressure during the...

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Tips to Manage Your Diabetes This Winter

` In winter, everything seems to be a tad more difficult, especially for those who have diabetes. Because of the cold weather, it’s easy to fall into indolence and just forget everything else. However, if you want to stay healthy and avoid...

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Diabetes Management Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are always something that many of us look forward to celebrating. During this time, not only can we socialize and eat delicious foods, but we can also forget about the stress and worries of work. For people with diabetes, however, the...

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Do Seniors Still Need to Get a Flu Shot?

A lot of seniors are skeptical about the need to get yearly flu vaccinations from their primary care provider in Maryland. They think that it won’t help them, or they that it will even give them the flu. But the truth is that seniors need to get...

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