From Today's Featured Entry: Medical Signs
A clear evidence of disease that can be measured or observed.
Examples of common signs include fever, rash, sweating, vomiting,
tremor (shaking), and swelling. Unlike signs, symptoms are an
indication of a disease or a change in condition that are not observed
by others, such as feeling pain. Signs can indicate the presence of
symptoms, such as when scratching (a sign) (Full article...)
From Today's Blog Entry: Diabetes: Eating on Vacation
The first thing you should realize is that having diabetes
doesn’t mean that you have to deprive yourself. While it is
true that you should seriously limit your consumption of foods
that are high in sugar, or have a high glycemic index, that
doesn’t mean that you have to completely avoid everything.
The key is in making healthy food choices so that you can
include the occasional splurge (Full article...)
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