Category: Medicine

Are You At Risk For Diabetes?

Nearly 24 million Americans are living with diabetes today. Diabetes develops when insulin—a hormone that helps glucose from digested food nourish cells in the body—is in short supply or is not functioning properly. In diabetics, unused glucose builds up in the blood stream to higher than normal levels.

Could It Be Your Thyroid?

NEW BRUNSWICK – The thyroid is tiny but diseases of this very significant gland affect millions. As many as 27 million Americans may have some form of thyroid disease, according to Dr. Jeffrey R. Garber, president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.