Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t properly use or produce insulin, which leads to high blood sugar. While some people can control blood sugar levels with diet and exercise, others need medicines to manage it. The good news? You have options, and we’re here to offer the support and resources you need.
Melanoma is an increasingly common skin cancer, most typically developed through ultraviolet (UV) exposure. The best prevention includes reducing exposures to UV radiation and early detection through self-screening or visiting a dermatologist is highly encouraged.
If you suffer from migraine headaches, you're a member of a club no one wants to be in. This neurological disorder is the third most prevalent disease in the world and the most common reason that people visit a neurologist. Even if you are not a migraine sufferer yourself, you likely know at least one person who suffers from this debilitating condition.
With summer on the horizon, we're all looking forward to long days spent soaking up rays. But unfortunately, beautiful days bring some not-so-sunny problems with them — including skin cancer. Because prevention is always better than cure, we're giving you simple tips to protect yourself this summer (and all year round, too).
Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, affecting a whopping 30,000 Americans each year. While treatable, it can lead to some serious health complications when left undetected. That's why it's important to know the signs and symptoms — and when to seek prompt medical attention.
Life is not a straight line for anyone. We all experience ups and downs, bouts of blues, and periods of sadness that eventually pass with time. For some, however, these feelings aren't a phase — they're symptoms of depression.
Hypertension (aka high blood pressure) is a common yet potentially dangerous concern. Because it often has no noticeable symptoms, it's important to know your risk factors — and take steps to reduce them.
Iron deficiency can leave you feeling all kinds of blah: lethargic, weak, and irritable. Here's how to spot signs of iron deficiency anemia — and when you should seek help.