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The Link Between Diabetes and Memory Loss

While the link is not fully understood yet, emerging research shows that people with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other forms of dementia. In fact, type 3 diabetes is a term often used to describe people who have type 2 diabetes and are also diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. 

With November being National Diabetes Month, let’s take a look at what we know about how diabetes affects memory loss.

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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash is a delicious meatless dish to add to your recipe collection. Spaghetti squash is a fun, kid-friendly vegetable that’s a lower-calorie alternative to grain-based pasta.

November 06, 2018 | Fisher-Titus Healthy Living Team

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How Are Primary Care, Convenient Care and ERs Different?

You can never predict when an injury or illness will strike. In a perfect world, your primary care doctor is available to treat you when you need immediate help. But sometimes things happens when your doctor is already gone for the day. How do you decide between the emergency room (ER) and convenient care clinics?

Getting sick or hurt can be upsetting, making it difficult to figure out if you need to go to the ER or to Convenient Care. Consider the following when deciding whether you should wait to make an appointment with your regular physician, wait it out at the ER or find the closest Convenient Care. 

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Medications That Can Cause Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be a frustrating problem to contend with. We don’t always know why it happens. But we certainly do know that it’s annoying and can put a real crimp in an active lifestyle. 

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The Must-Know Tips to Kickstart Your GERD Diet Plan

If you’ve experienced the painful, burning sensations of gastroesophageal reflux disease, you know how uncomfortable it can be—and you’re probably very motivated to find a solution.

The good news is that a solution is indeed out there waiting for people with GERD. The trick is to find it. The thing is, different foods are triggers for different people. So it may take a bit of effort for you to find what works for you.

First, a quick refresher: Acid reflux happens when your stomach contents come back up into your esophagus, causing heartburn. When the condition is long-lasting and serious, it’s called gastroesophageal reflux disease—and it’s time to do something about it. Here’s how you can kick-start your GERD diet plan and reduce symptoms.

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