Hello, my name is Gregory. When I was a young lad, I had to enter the health care world in an unexpected way. I developed a serious disease out of the blue that took doctors by surprise. I went through so many different testing procedures before my doctors could diagnose the rare disease. Everyone around me reeled as they tried to understand the purpose and process of the diagnostic tests. I hope to help others understand these important tests better through this website. Please come by often to learn all you need to know about medical diagnostics and working closely with health care professionals.
24 February 2016
If you are a caregiver or family member who provides in-home care assistance for someone with diabetes, you may feel frustrated at times by the challenges involved in providing a varied menu that includes tasty as well as nutritious items. Desserts are particularly difficult when crafting a healthy diabetic meal plan, and you are probably tired of having to tell your loved one why he or she can't enjoy a nice big slice of Mississippi Mud Pie or other decadent dessert.
1 February 2016
One in fifty Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma, a deadly type of skin cancer, at some point during their lives. Melanoma develops within the melanin-producing cells of the skin, and from there, it can spread to other parts of the body. There are multiple subtypes of this cancer, including desmoplastic melanoma. Here are four things you need to know about desmoplastic melanoma. What are the signs of desmoplastic melanoma?
9 December 2015
Do you still suffer from allergy symptoms even though you are following your doctor's orders in terms of medications and preventative care? Perhaps it is time to bring your treatment to the next level by incorporating some alternative therapies, such as essential oils. These essential oils are unlikely to magically cure your allergies, but they can help get rid of some of those lingering symptoms. Peppermint Essential Oil Peppermint oil is wonderful for clearing your airways, which is perfect when your allergies leave you feeling a bit stuffy or congested.
29 September 2014
If you're an adult who wants to use accelerated braces as a way to straighten your teeth, you probably have many questions about the treatment. You may want to know why and how the treatment benefits you over wearing traditional metal braces. In addition, you may want to know what you need to do before you get them placed. Here are some things you should know about accelerated orthodontic braces and the steps you need to take to get them.
10 September 2014
As access to medical services has increased, more and more women are getting better access to reproductive and sexual health related services. Unfortunately, the same cannot not be said about young men. If this gender difference is not narrowed, or completely eliminated, it will pose a risk to the gains that have been made in many areas of women's health. If you are a parent of a young male, you need to ensure that the male in your life is seen by a medical professional at least annually.