It’s that time of year when you need to roll up your sleeve and take a shot in the arm. In an effort to keep our community healthy, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is offering free flu shots to adults 50 years of age and older or adults in a high risk category, while supplies last.
Over the years, high blood sugar slowly causes damage to blood vessels throughout the body. This is especially true in the heart and brain. As a result, heart disease and stroke are two of the most important health risks for people with diabetes.
Your blood must maintain a slight alkaline pH at all times. If your body becomes too acidic due to eating too much acid forming foods, negative attitudes, and/or chemical pollution –your blood will rob nutrients from your bones to maintain its pH balance.