Patience is not a virtue for those who have yet to receive a glaucoma screening.
One of the common side effects experienced by people dealing with diabetes revolves around neuropathy - diabetic nerve damage in your feet - which can decrease your ability to sense pain.
Around 9 million Americans use syringes and needles to help stabilize their medical conditions from home, amounting to over 3 billion total used each year. Injection devices are commonly used to administer insulin for diabetes patients, but can also be used for a variety of medical conditions such as allergies, hepatitis, arthritis, HIV/AIDS and cancer. These medical supplies typically range in sizes depending on the volumes and lengths needed to treat a diagnosed ailment. 6 millimeters, 8 millimeters and 12.7 millimeters are mainly used for at-home injections, however it's important to consult with your doctor regarding which variety is necessary for your condition.
Ensuring your wellness as a senior is about more than just maintaining physical health.
For years, the U.S. government has been looking for a permanent fix to the flawed method by which Medicare insurance plans reimburse physicians.
If you've ever experienced issues with your blood, your health care provider may have conducted PT/INR testing to determine the status of your wellness.
In our modern lives, it's not hard to find something that causes stress. No wonder so many seniors remind themselves to take a deep breath and relax - it actually might be the best advice for enhancing senior wellness.
It's common knowledge that seniors must engage in regular physical activity as they get older to maintain wellness.
When a person loses a body part, he or she may turn to somatic prostheses. These pieces of durable medical equipment take the place of an amputated or missing body part, helping the patient regain proper function of their hands or feet and conduct daily activities such as brushing their teeth or walking steadily.