Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to metabolize glucose, which we obtain from the food we eat. While the pancreas usually secretes insulin, a hormone that tells our body’s cells to absorb glucose from the bloodstream and use it for energy when our blood sugar rises after we eat. Have… Continue reading Diabetes

Crohn’s and Colitis

What are Crohn’s and colitis?  Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two most prevalent forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  Crohn’s disease can impact any area of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from mouth to anus, but most commonly manifests in the lower end of the small intestine (ileum) or in the first part of… Continue reading Crohn’s and Colitis

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