Category: Reducing Risks

  • Irregular sleep schedules associated with higher body mass and insulin resistance

    insulin resistance: In insulin resistance, muscle, fat, and liver cells do not respond properly to insulin and thus cannot easily absorb glucose from the bloodstream. As a result, the body needs higher levels of insulin to help glucose enter cells. The beta cells in the pancreas try to keep up with this increased demand for […]

  • How to Stop the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

    If you find that your blood sugars often fluctuate from too high to too low (and vice versa), you’re on the blood sugar roller coaster.

  • Dental Q&A

    Q: As someone with diabetes, how often should I see my dentist?
    A: The general school of thought is for individuals to visit their dentists at least twice a year.

  • Flu Vaccinations Available

    If you have diabetes you might be at greater risk of complications from flu. Flu vaccinations are safe and could protect you and those you love. Get your flu vaccination at Family Medicine Center. Call us today: 327-2878

  • Benefits of 5-10% Weightloss

    Wayne is 34 years old, he works hard, has a wife and two young kids and weighs 276lbs.