GERD Awareness

GERD Awareness

What is GERD? Do you have chronic heartburn or acid reflux? You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disorder caused by changes in the gastroesophageal valve. This chronic disease occurs when stomach...
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

What is Pancreatic Cancer? Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive form of cancer that develops and grows in the cells of the pancreas. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, an estimated 56,770 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The pancreas...
Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. This disease can cause a number/variety of complications, including numbness in the feet and an inability to fight off infections. This combination can lead to...
PAD Awareness Month

PAD Awareness Month

Overview – PAD Awareness Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disease in which fatty plaque builds up in the arteries causing the reduction of blood flow to your head, organs, and limbs. PAD occurs in the arteries that carry blood to the arms...