November 15, 2019

Today [14 NOV] is WORLD DIABETES DAY

From World Diabetes Day DIABETES: PROTECT YOUR FAMILY The theme for diabetes awareness month and World Diabetes Day 2019 is Family and Diabetes. IDF is raising awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, and promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of […]

Cayman: Special training presentations for the holidays

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna The Festive-Season Dash is Almost Here! on Special NowPre-Christmas  Lunch/Learn Presentations for The Holidays!4 Special Seasonal Selections Inspirational       Practical       Team BuildingPositive-Vibe Creating       Healthy   “NOW DASHER….” Employees learn life skills for managing the additional challenges and stressors of the holidays with balance, strength and flexibility.   Bring Fun into The Hustle and […]

Cayman: Thursday 14th November is World Diabetes Day!

What is diabetes exactly?Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes both occur when the body cannot store and use glucose, which is essential for energy.  Type 1 Diabetes: Occurs when your body doesn’t produce sufficient insulin, a hormone secreted by beta cells in the pancreas. Insulin allows your body to use sugar from carbohydrates for energy. Type […]

Bladder drug can cause eye damage

From Newsmax The widely used bladder drug Elmiron may cause eye damage, a new study claims. A report released last year suggested that the drug — known as pentosan polysulfate sodium and used by hundreds of thousands of people for decades — may be toxic to the retina, the light-sensing tissue at the back of […]

How CBD works

From Ellevet Sciences If you are not familiar with the endocannabinoid system, then let us first give you a short introduction. It is a recently discovered system but it is very important. It is responsible for monitoring a wide range of physiological functions. When a problem occurs in any of these functions, the job of […]

Most common slip and fall accidents

by The Brown Firm / November 12, 2019 Every day, people go about their day-to-day living without worrying too much about their safety. Unfortunately, accidents happen anywhere, whether it is at work or a store. Sometimes these accidents are in the form of slip and fall. A slip and fall accident occurs when an unknowing victim falls […]

Saffron defends eyes against diabetes

From Newsmax Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D., writes: The retina of the eye is composed of neurons, glial cells (microglia and astrocytes), complex networks of connections, and specialized light receptor cells. The retina develops along with and is directly connected to the brain. As we age, the retina suffers from the same types of degeneration as […]

US: Thank you + study: 18% would rather skip Thanksgiving than drive for it

What would America do to avoid stressful Thanksgiving travel? [Survey] Since driving during the holidays can be stressful, we polled Americans on what they would do to get out of driving for Thanksgiving. As it turns out, many of us would go to great lengths to avoid the crush of traffic and stress that often […]

Healthy sleep for children: Everything you need to know

From Bed Rating A growing body of scientific literature is highlighting the negative effects of inadequate sleep. A survey carried out in Japan concluded that “shortened nocturnal sleep is a growing social phenomenon in industrialized countries.”Another study published in the Sleep Journal states: “It is widely recognized that sleep is important for children’s health and well-being and that […]

Cayman: Team Nolan’s donation funds HSA NICU’s incubator

Team Nolan, in collaboration with the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF), donated approximately US$12,600 last week for the procurement of a vital piece of equipment that will benefit the most vulnerable patients at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA). A neonatal transport incubator will be used by the Authority’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staff […]