Tag: exercise

7 Easy Ways to Get Healthier

We all want to be healthy. It’s easy to think about, but not always too easy to actually make the changes necessary. Here are 7 easy ways to get healthier. Have a Set Bedtime Most people thing of bedtimes as something for kids, but the truth is that a bedtime helps people of all ages. Having a set bedtime helps…

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Basics of Diabetes

1 in 10 Adults in the United States lives with Diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that affects if the body can produce insulin. In Type 1 Diabetes, the body loses the ability to produce insulin on it’s own. With Type 2 Diabetes, the body still produces insulin, it just is not able to process it or use it effectively.  …

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It’s not just hot, it’s HUMID!

This summer is shaping up to be a hot one, and as Louisville summers usually go, a humid one too. High humidity isn’t just annoying, it can be dangerous as well.   Humidity measures the amount of water in the air. Normal humidity levels are between 30%-60%, when humidity levels rise above that, you start to feel uncomfortable. Humidity affects…

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Get Out and Get Moving!

Spring is the perfect time to start getting back outside, getting your heart rate up and get healthy! With longer days, and all that glorious sunshine there is no better time to start getting regular exercise. Did you know exercising for 30 minutes 2-3 days a week can help lower your risk for a number of diseases?     Your…

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