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Diabetes and The Elderly

What is Diabetes? Diabetes comes in three forms, Diabetes 1, Diabetes 2, and Gestational Diabetes which usually occurs in pregnant women and will not be discussed in this article. The first form also known as Diabetes Mellitus is when the pancreas does not produce insulin. This occurs when the body attacks the pancreas with antibodies resulting in its failure …

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 5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. In present-day America, more than 5 million people age 65 and older are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. This cognitive disease causes a decline in thinking, behavioral, and social skills that impacts a person’s ability to function independently. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s …

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