When you go to the doctor to have blood work done, hyperlipidemia can be diagnosed. But what exactly is hyperlipidemia? We will help you make sense of it all here. How Do I Know If I Have Hyperlipidemia?
Hyperlipidemia is when there is an excess of lipids (fats) in the blood. This increases the risk of serious health outcomes including heart disease. Luckily, you have the power to take the necessary steps each day to manage or prevent this condition! In this article, we will discuss the risk factors of hyperlipidemia and how to prevent or manage it.Risk Factors of Hyperlipidemia and How to Prevent
Whenever you’re focusing on changes to make with your diet, you may feel bombarded by a lot of information and research coming from different sources, tips from friends, and here-say from neighbors or relatives. Regardless where your information comes from, here are some solid recommendations from Dietitians and national health boards, alike, that are tested and true. Look at this list of different food groups for what to eat more of, and also what to avoid.Goodbye Hyperlipidemia: Foods to Eat, and Foods to AvoidNinaGhamrawi
Insulin is a natural hormone that is basic and necessary to live. When our bodies can no longer make enough, we need it in the form of injections in order for our cells to absorb energy from food. Read this article to learn more about insulin!Insulin BasicsNinaGhamrawi
Do you have a new diagnosis of high cholesterol? Have you had elevated cholesterol for years, but never knew exactly what to do to treat it properly? Here we’ll go through the basics of cholesterol - what it is, what it does, where it comes from, and how to control it.Cholesterol Basics NinaGhamrawi
When first diagnosed with hyperlipidemia/dyslipidemia, a lot of people get confused with all the numbers in the blood test result and wonder what they should be. This article will show you the cut-offs for your blood lipid panel.Have High Cholesterol (Dyslipidemia)? Know Your Numbers!NinaGhamrawi
If you or your family member have diabetes, you must be familiar with insulin, or at least, heard of it. Insulin can be self-injected using a syringe or an insulin pen, and could also be delivered with an insulin pump. This article will discuss insulin pump basics that you need to know.Insulin Pump Basics
Weight change is a very sensitive, yet important topic. When done right, losing weight can have protective effects for your whole body. For many of us trying to lose weight, we may feel pressured, or desperate, or frustrated. Read this article to learn about ways that are proven to help a person lose weight, as well as approximately how much weight a person may lose if they do it safely and with the guidance of their healthcare team.Weight Loss Basic: What You Need to KnowNinaGhamrawi