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Archive for November, 2018

Celebrating and Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes Distress
November 21, 2018

Seasoned diabetes warriors – Type 1 (T1D) and Type 2 (T2D) alike – experience diabetes distress and burnout at this time of year. And for those who are newly diagnosed […]

Supporting Our Caregivers
November 20, 2018

Everyday, caregivers embrace the uncertainty of the future with courage and strength. When a loved one faces a serious health concern, time takes on a new meaning. It becomes more […]

Expressing Gratitude – Improving Your Mental Health
November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving is supposed to be about giving thanks, but as USF Health Psychologist Dr. Heather Agazzi, points out, sometimes the holiday becomes more about stressing out over the pursuit of […]

What is a Prostate and What is it Good For?
November 15, 2018

The prostate gland is an often misunderstood part of the male body. This gland plays an important role in the male reproductive system, is responsible for producing and secreting male […]

Eye Opening Options: Contact Lenses
November 15, 2018

Leonardo da Vinci is credited with developing the first concept of contact lenses and being the first to illustrate them in 1508. It would not be until the late 1800s […]

Early Detection of Memory Loss–Alzheimer’s
November 9, 2018

So many of us have paused, struggling to remember a name or find our keys. But when is this an early sign of a significant memory problem? “Most patients notice […]