Know Your Health Numbers

Know Your Health Numbers

Many of the diseases affecting Bahamians are silent killers that affect you before you feel anything wrong. That’s why knowing your health numbers today is much better than waiting to see the doctor after you’re sick. 

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas loses its ability to produce insulin. Treatment of type 1 diabetes involves the administration of insulin in a way that mimics what the pancreas would have done.

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Scientific research shows there is a definite connection between poor oral health, mainly periodontal disease and a number of chronic systematic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pneumonia, and cancer just to name a few.

Prediabetes

Prediabetes

Pre-diabetes in its simplest form is an elevated blood glucose (sugar) level that is not high enough to be called type 2 diabetes.