Rx for Change: Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetics often experience neuropathy (nerve pain or dysfunction); some people with diabetic neuropathy (DN) may be unaware of it because symptoms can be subtle. DN symptoms range from numbness or tingling to severe pain that interferes with daily activities and keeps people up at night. Numbness increases the risk of injury, especially to toes and … Continued

Young Feminist: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

As children, everyone experiences pressure from their parents to do or try something new. Well, as an eight-year-old with quite a bit of baby fat, I was pushed onto a swim team. Little did my family know that this little push would completely change my life, and theirs, in so many amazing ways! One warm … Continued

RX for Change: Forget Fat!

We constantly hear that obesity is a killer and that the obesity epidemic will surely sink our health care system — but are a few extra pounds really bad for your health? A recent study suggests that being a little overweight may actually reduce your chance of dying.  Hear us out, though, before scarfing some … Continued