Diabetes Screening

November is National Diabetes Month, making it the perfect time to shed light on one of the country’s most common and costly medical conditions.

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Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Eager to get the scoop on sugar? Well, before you take any scoops, learn what kinds of sugars to avoid and what are okay to add to your diet.

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Flu Facts 101

When it comes to the flu, the best defense is a good offense. Proper cleaning and hand-washing, getting vaccinated and avoiding contact with infected persons are all proactive steps you can take to sidestep the flu this year.

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The dangers of sharing prescription medications

Look in your medicine cabinet and you’ll see every prescription bottle includes a label with the name of the drug, the dosage, instructions, and perhaps most importantly, the name of the patient for which it’s intended.

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Questions for your doctor

There’s no better place than your doctor’s office to take control of your health. You already took time out of your day to go to your doctor’s appointment, so don’t be afraid to ask questions and get the information you need before you leave.

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How to treat a burn

Burn injuries happen in many ways, often when you least expect it. From flames to boiling water, chemical spills to a lightning strike, we’ve seen it all at the Arizona Burn Center – Valleywise Health.

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