Posts Categorized: Wellness

Attack diabetes with prevention!

Kentucky is facing a diabetes epidemic. It is estimated that more than 600,000 Kentuckians have diabetes and 1.1 million people have prediabetes. One of the best ways to attack the diabetes epidemic is PREVENT it. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented and we know how to do it! Action steps are needed to…
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The flu stops with you! Get your flu shot!

Did you know that you are likely to spread influenza (flu) even before you have symptoms? The flu is caused by a virus that is spread person to person by droplets produced when individuals with the flu cough, talk, or sneeze. Symptoms of the flu may include cough, sore throat, tiredness, fever, body aches or…
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Understanding addiction and recovery

September is Recovery Month. Those of us working in the UofL Physicians – Psychiatry Addiction Clinic want to acknowledge all of those suffering from the disease of addiction who are working hard in addiction treatment. We also want to remember the families who have been severely impacted by this disease. The path to recovery is…
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An apple a day…

The days here in the Kentuckiana region are beginning to shorten. The weather is hinting at the coming fall with cool mornings. Summer is coming to a close, but there is still plenty of fresh produce to be found, in fact, early fall is perfect apple picking weather! The old saying goes, “an apple a…
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