• Cancer: Diagnosis, Prevention, and More

    Cancer is the scariest diagnosis most of us will experience. We know early diagnosis is key to ensuring cancer is treatable. The only more important step to early diagnosis is to avoid exposure to known risk factors. Types of Cancer There are almost as many types of cancers as there are parts of the body. […]

  • Testing for Diabetes at Home

    With a little knowledge and practice, testing for diabetes at home can become second nature. Whether you are here to learn about testing for yourself or someone you care about, we will walk through the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, possible complications, the materials you need, and blood sugar testing. If you […]

  • Glucose Meter What to look for in a Blood Glucose Meter

    People with diabetes require regular blood glucose monitoring in order to make adjustments to their medication or daily activities such as dietary habits and activity levels. By maintaining a blood sugar level that is consistently within the range prescribed by your doctor, you are able to reduce potentially life-threatening complications. Choosing the right blood glucose […]

  • Pulse Oxymeter Benefits of having a Portable Pulse Oximeter

    A pulse oximeter is a noninvasive prescription medical device used for measuring a patient’s oxygen level in the blood and pulse rate. These are important vital signs to provide feedback on a patient’s health status. A portable pulse oximeter is a small device, usually made of plastic and battery operated, that clamps comfortably on to […]