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How Can You Live Your Best Life With BRCA1, BRCA2 Gene Mutations?

Finding out you have a gene mutation can be stressful and scary. However, once you and your doctor know, you can take steps to prevent and detect cancers early.

By Katherine Malmo

Your Insulin-to-Carbohydrate Ratio: What’s Yours?

Whether you have type 2 or type 1 diabetes, it’s crucial to establish a baseline ‘insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio’ if you take insulin.

By Ginger Vieira

What Your Doctor Won't Teach About Insulin

Living with Type 2 diabetes? Get informed with these insights so you can better advocate for yourself at the doctor’s office and beyond.

By Ginger Vieira

Hot Weather and Your Insulin: What You Need to Know

Did you realize insulin can lose its potency when kept at the wrong temperature? Learn tips and tricks so you’re ready for hot weather and spring and summer travel.

By Ginger Vieira

Your First Year With Type 2 Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Did you know it can take a few tries to arrive at your body’s ideal insulin dosage? That a simple 30-minute walk a day can help manage your symptoms? You control more than you think.

By Ginger Vieira

Be Gentle With RA Newbies

When you’ve had RA for many years, it can be hard to remember what it’s like for a newbie. Here are some tips for supporting them.

By Cathy Kramer

13 Things to Know for Rheumatoid Arthritis Newbies

Being diagnosed with RA can be incredibly overwhelming. Let us guide you and support you with these tips for newbies.

By Lene Andersen

10 Warning Signs Your Doctor May Be Mishandling Your Thyroid Treatment

If your doctor has ever told you that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose or treat – he may be misinformed.

By Mary Shomon

How Is Severe Asthma Diagnosed?

Poor treatment adherence and persistent triggers are often the most common causes of severe asthma.

By Stephanie Stephens

Diagnosed With Severe Asthma: Now What?

You’ll likely have a slew of questions like, what makes it severe, how is it treated differently, and where can I find support?

By Stephanie Stephens