Posts Categorized: Wellness

Diabetic Retinopathy Awareness

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month.  Diabetes mellitus is a common disease that affects how the body processes glucose, a simple sugar.  Abnormal regulation of glucose in patients with diabetes can result in a range of complications throughout the body including the eyes.  As of 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population,…
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Harmful Effects of Smoking Continues to Sweep Kentucky

Kentucky continues to have one of the highest rates of incidence and deaths from lung cancer. Unfortunately, lung cancer is usually not detected until the signs and symptoms are present when the patient is already at a more advanced stage. The key to fighting this disease is prevention and early detection. Smoking and secondhand smoke…
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Recipe: Hot Spinach Dip

Hot Spinach Dip 1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and thoroughly drained ½ cup diced red bell pepper 1 (6.5 ounce) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon minced garlic Black pepper to taste ½ cup fat free sour cream ¼ cup evaporated skim milk 1…
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Staying COVID-19 Safe During the Holidays

With the advancement of COVID-19 vaccinations, many are looking forward to traveling and reuniting with loved ones whom they may not have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Although vaccines have become readily available, it is still just as important to consider safety precautions when planning for holiday gatherings and travel. Multiple variants that…
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