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keto diet
Published on in Physical, Podcasts, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

The latest trendy diet is a Ketogenic diet, also known as the Keto diet. Bridget Shea, RD helps answer whether this diet is a dangerous form of food deprivation or a healthy way of eating.

Published on in Chronic Condition Living, Diabetes, Podcasts

Diabetes is a condition in which the body is unable to produce the correct amounts of the hormone insulin, resulting in high blood sugar levels. In the United States, 29 million Americans have diabetes and 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes. With type one diabetes, the body does not make insulin at all because the immune

Published on in Brain & Nervous System, Podcasts

Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that affects nearly 8 million Americans and is a leading cause of blindness in adults. In the latest episode of HealthSource Radio, Dr. Christopher Brady talks about the disease. Brady is an ophthalmologist at the UVM Medical Center and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. Listen to

Published on in Podcasts

Carrying your anxieties about your health into your Internet search behavior may be a symptom that you’ve got the increasingly common ailment you won’t find diagnosed there: Cyberchondria.

foods that fight pain

Did you know that what you eat can influence chronic pain? When you eat, you change your body chemistry. As a result, this can either increase or decrease inflammation and pain. Whether chronic pain is associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or injury, the foods used to fuel your body make a difference. Read or listen to

tick bite prevention
Published on in Podcasts

Summertime in Vermont and the Northeast brings green pastures, tall grass, warm weather, and ticks. We see the most tick-borne diseases early in summer months like May, June, and July, but the season really lasts all the way into fall. Early in the season is the most important time to take extra precautions to prevent

stop the bleed
Published on in Podcasts, Trauma

Sign up for a FREE Stop the Bleed Training course. Learn more and register.  Blood loss, or hemorrhage, is the most common cause of preventable death, except for injury. In many cases, medical personnel are not on the scene of an accident or injury at work quickly enough to control bleeding. That leaves it to

Published on in Cancer, Podcasts

The American Cancer Society estimates 97,220 new cases of colon cancer and 43,030 new cases of rectal cancer will be diagnosed in 2018. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, but it is one of only a few cancers that may be prevented through screening, and when found at

intermittent fasting
Published on in Physical, Podcasts, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

There’s a new diet craze taking hold. It’s called intermittent fasting and it refers to an eating style where you eat within a specific time period and fast the rest of the time. Some say intermittent fasting is an effective way to lose weight. Other’s say it’s not safe. Here to give us some straight

Published on in Cancer, Podcasts

A new eating disorder is getting noticed by healthcare providers. Orthorexia refers to an obsession with proper or healthful eating. People with orthorexia become so fixated on healthy eating that they actually do damage to their own well-being. Orthorexia is not formally recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, but awareness is growing. Dr. Amy

heart beat
Published on in Heart Health, Podcasts

More than five million Americans have heart failure, making it one of the leading causes of hospitalization. Five-hundred and fifty thousand new cases are diagnosed each year in United States. Experts estimate that by 2030, more than eight million Americans will have heart failure. That’s one out of every 33 people. Heart failure also accounts

PCOS infertility
Published on in Podcasts, Women’s Health

A little known medical condition known by the four letters PCOS is a major cause of infertility and risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. If you watch the popular NBC television series “This is Us,” you may be familiar with main character Kate’s struggles with PCOS-related obesity and infertility. PCOS refers

new years resolution
Published on in Physical, Podcasts, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

It’s that time of year again — time for New Year’s resolutions. Statistics show that only 9.2 percent of people ever achieve their New Year’s resolutions. So, are they worth it, and if so, how do you achieve them? Certified Health Coaches Corey Cenate and Sarah Yandow from the Employees Wellness Department at the UVM