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Foot care tips for those with diabetes
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
For those with diabetes, a seemingly insignificant foot problem can produce dangerous consequences. Experts say that managing this risk is an important part of diabetes care. “Living with diabetes increases the risk of developing a wide range of foot problems, often because of two complications of the disease: nerve damage and poor
 
Graves' disease community should focus on eye health
Monday, July 27, 2020
People living with Graves' disease have a lot to focus on. The disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes an overproduction of the thyroid hormone, causes a variety of troublesome symptoms, many of which can happen with other diseases, leading to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Some common symptoms include anxiety, tremors, heat sensitivity, weight
 
Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
CHICAGO — Jasmin Pierre, left, was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop her pain. Years of therapy brought progress, but the 31-year-old Black woman’s journey is now complicated by a
 

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