Explaining Type Two Diabetes, Insulin and Treatments

Insulin is a very important hormone that is made in and secreted from your pancreas. Insulin has the “power” to “open the door” to your cells and allow glucose (your body’s main form of energy) to enter into the cells and supply them with energy. If your body’s...

Rundown on Rheumatoid Arthritis

A chronic inflammatory disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease that usually affects persons between 30 – 60 years of age. It is found more often in women but can also affect children. It is caused when there is a malfunction of the body’s immune...

What to Know About Colon Cancer

Although no one is impervious to either of these cancers, the survival rate is reasonably good as long as they are detected early. For example, the 5-year survival rate for colon cancer is 14 percent, 67 percent for rectal cancer. It is also important to note that the...

All About Ulcerative Colitis and IBS

What is Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition involving the large intestine. It typically impacts the large intestine, though different types of ulcerative colitis affect different areas of the digestive tract. Research suggests that this...