Thriving With Diabetes

New course provides information and support for those living with condition

Since there is still no cure for diabetes, those diagnosed must consider an overhaul in lifestyle practices to ensure proper management and control of the condition.

Regrettably, many people struggle with making those lifestyle changes, which can quickly become overwhelming to execute on a consistent basis. Additionally, some people living with diabetes do not have enough information how they can live well and thrive with diabetes.

To remedy this widespread problem seen in a great deal of diabetics locally, ACE Diabetes has launched the free “5 to Thrive” course on living well the diabetes. Continue reading “Thriving With Diabetes”

Healthy Feet

The new year is a time of new beginnings and change. Exercise and being more active is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions or goals. Often, people want to start an exercise program but foot pain can quickly stop this. Healthy feet are the firm foundation needed for a successful new start to year.

Healthy feet are important for staying active, feeling good and being healthy. If you neglect your feet it can lead to unnecessary pain in the foot or other parts of the body, such as infections and open wounds. Continue reading “Healthy Feet”

Obesity Linked To Low Testosterone

The male hormone testosterone plays an important role in regulating sex drive, fat distribution, muscle mass, endurance, bone density, red blood cell production and sperm production, in addition to many other bodily functions. Testosterone levels generally fall as men age, but obesity is more influential in lowering testosterone levels than advancing age. Low testosterone is diagnosed when levels fall below 300 nanogrammes per deciliter. Continue reading “Obesity Linked To Low Testosterone”