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If you’re taking Invokana for type 2 diabetes, then you need to know about these serious side effects… If you have diabetes, then you know how important it is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Lifestyle changes like a healthy diet and adequate exercise can help sufferers of type 2 diabetes to some degree. But it’s often not enough. Your doctor may prescribe a drug like Invokana to help you regulate your blood sugar. Unfortunately, these drugs can…

If you underwent unnecessary cancer treatments, you could have a multimillion-dollar case. Most cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits involve the failure to diagnose cancer. The patient has cancer, but the doctor misses the signs or attributes them to some other condition. But a shocking number of Americans have the opposite experience – and it causes them a great deal of suffering. How False Cancer Diagnoses Occur In general, misdiagnoses are alarmingly common. About one in 20 adult patients in the U.S. is…

The most misdiagnosed cancers in America are also some of the most deadly when detected late. When it comes to treating almost any kind of cancer, early detection is crucial. The sooner you start getting treatment, the better your prognosis will be. Yet doctors frequently miss or misdiagnose certain kinds of cancer. Unfortunately, these are precisely the cancers in which a delay in treatment is often deadly. These five cancers are among the most commonly misdiagnosed cancers in the U.S….

Tens of thousands of Americans die from a preventable cause – opiate overdose. How can we stop the crisis? The opioid epidemic now claims more than 90 lives every single day in the United States. These deaths don’t have to happen. By focusing on three important goals, our nation could reduce the number of preventable opioid overdose deaths – maybe drastically. 1. Better Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Perhaps the most crucial step in combating the opioid overdose epidemic is…

These five tech-savvy treatments you’ve never heard of could be the solution to your phantom pain problem. For limb loss survivors, phantom limb pain is a notoriously difficult problem. You shouldn’t have to put up with the burning, crushing, itching, or twisting pain intruding on your life. But with no limb there to manipulate, amputation phantom pain has historically been very difficult to treat. Fortunately, today there are cutting-edge treatments that show a good deal of promise. What Causes Limb…

Grief after limb loss is normal. Here are 5 things you need to know about coping with depression and anxiety after an amputation. It’s clear that an amputation affects limb loss survivors in physical ways. But the emotional and psychological impacts of losing a limb are sometimes just as serious as the physical ones. The relationship between amputation, grief, and depression is very real and, often, very strong. Limb Loss and Grief If you’re experiencing grief or even battling clinical…

If you’re like many brain injury survivors, you might find the slow progress you’re making frustrating. Too often, rehabilitation from a TBI is a series of baby steps. While nothing can magically speed up this process, there are simple steps you can take to help your brain and body heal. Read on for the 5 lifestyle changes that can help heal a brain injury. 1. Exercise Photo Credit: Pixabay, public domain. Is working out the last thing you feel like doing?…

There’s a reason that traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been called a “silent epidemic.” The damage caused by many brain injuries is invisible. There’s often no injury that you can see. But TBIs are also among the most devastating injuries a person can suffer – and they affect countless families across the nation. Just how common are brain injuries? The facts will stun you. The Most Alarming Brain Injury Statistics Brain injuries happen every 23 seconds in the United States….

Did your heart surgery expose you to a deadly bacterial infection? Find out what’s leaving open chest surgery patients scared and frustrated. Undergoing open heart surgery isn’t an easy decision. The risks of a heart valve replacement, heart bypass, heart transplant, or other cardiothoracic surgery are serious. Some patients don’t even survive the procedure, and others suffer serious complications like a stroke. But hundreds of thousands of survivors of heart operations have learned that the dangers didn’t end when they…

As our area braces for the first cold snap of winter – and the first snow of the season – driving becomes more dangerous. The current forecasts for our area may be predicting only little accumulation. But the reality is that even a dusting of snow can be dangerous. In light snow, many drivers won’t practice additional safety measures like driving more slowly or leaving extra space between cars. Light snow also means that schools and other organizations and businesses…

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