Advice for Life, April 25, 2019

Magnesium plays a role in countless body functions. In fact, the essential mineral is the second most prevalent electrolyte in the body after potassium, which should give an indication of its importance. According to the most recent information available from...

Advice For Life, March 14, 2019

What is the shingles virus? The varicella zoster virus, also known as the shingles virus, is the same virus that causes the chickenpox. If you have had chickenpox, and that’s over 90% of adults, your immune system may have been able to keep the virus under control....

Advice For Life, February 8, 2019

Both influenza and the common cold are viral respiratory infections (they affect the nose, throat, and lungs). Viruses are spread from person to person through airborne droplets that are sneezed out or coughed up by an infected person. In some cases, the viruses can...

Advice for Life, November 8, 2018

The butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the front of your neck makes thyroid hormones that affect your metabolism. If you have hypothyroidism, your body isn’t producing enough thyroid hormone. You may feel tired or cold all the time, have dry skin, a slow heart rate,...

Advice for Life, October 18, 2018

The OneTouch Reveal mobile app wirelessly connects with the OneTouch Verio Flex meter to help patients get more meaning out of their blood glucose results – in the moment and on the go. It also helps patients share results with you, via a secure cloud-based...