Category Archives: July 2006

A Diabetes Primer

Diabetes is a chronic disease diagnosed in over 20.8 million U.S. children and adults. Those diagnosed with diabetes have high blood glucose levels (blood sugar) and they’re bodies are either unable to make insulin or the insulin they produce cannot be used. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas. It is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into the energy required for daily life. Essentially, it “unlocks” the body’s cells, allowing glucose (sugar) to enter the body’s … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring

Hawkeye: “I know why I am crying, I watched my friend die and now I’m crying because he’s gone but I’ve watched hundreds of soldiers die before. Why didn’t I cry for any of them?” Colonel Blake: “I don’t know. All I know is what they taught me at Command School and that is there are two rules of war. Rule number one is ‘young men die.’ And rule number two is ‘doctors can’t change rule number one.’” –From the … Continue reading

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