Are You at Risk For Diabetes and Not Know it? 10 Signs to Look For

Jun 26, 2019 8:56:46 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips

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According to the CDC, over 9% of Americans are living with diabetes. This illness is becoming increasingly common, with 1.5 million Americans being diagnosed with diabetes every year.

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Shin Splints & Stress Fractures: Symptoms, Treatments, & Prevention Tips

Jun 19, 2019 7:56:46 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Health Tips

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Intense exercise takes a toll on your body, and runners know all too well the stress it puts on your lower extremities. Unfortunately, shin splints and stress fractures are common among runners and athletes. While their symptoms can present themselves in similar ways, knowing the difference between the two can help you treat them properly.

Shin splints and stress fractures can be very painful and should be managed properly. Learn how to identify, treat, and prevent these injuries.

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Tips for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Jun 12, 2019 8:43:49 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Health Tips

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The arrival of summer means pool days, outdoor sports, and backyard barbecues. While you’re planning your get-togethers for the next few months, make sure you're taking time to prepare you and your family for the potential of extreme heat.

Educate yourself on how to stay safe in the heat, who’s at the highest risk, how to prevent heat-related illnesses, and how to spot the signs of heat exhaustion or stroke.

Beat the heat this summer with these tips on how to stay cool!

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Preventing Heart Disease and Common Cancers in Men

Jun 5, 2019 7:43:25 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips, Men's Health

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It's Men's Health Month, and to keep yourself or the men in your life around as long as possible, it's important to take preventative measures against the top two diseases that are fatal to men: heart disease and cancer.

When you combine the two, heart disease and cancer are responsible for half of all men's deaths in the United States, making it well worth your while to combat their development.

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Common Foot Problems Experienced by Runners — and What to do About Them

May 29, 2019 8:20:48 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Health Tips

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Do your feet hurt during or after you go for a run? Do you have pain in your arch, on your toes, heel, side of the foot, toenails, or the bottom of your foot?

If so, you’re not alone.

Foot pain is a common issue in both novice and advanced runners. In fact, it’s so common that runners typically develop one injury every year. And, it’s really no surprise—runners put their feet through a lot!

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