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Diabetes Symptoms Mistaken As Signs Of Aging

October 20, 2014

...tired, but chalked it up as a part of getting older. "I had been tired and stuff like that but I still went to work," she said. She was surprised to learn it had nothing to do with aging. It had to do with diabetes and she didn't even know she had it. Mercy Medical Center endocrinologist Dr. Amber Taylor said what Williams experienced is pretty common. "Because they are non-specific things -- fatigue, feeling rundown, tired, blurred vision -- people can think that they're...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Helping Out in Health Emergencies: What You Need to Know About 4 Chronic Conditions

October 20, 2014

...is keeping blood sugar levels stable. Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels are too low, and it can happen when a person takes too much insulin or other diabetes medications, and doesn't eat enough to balance out that insulin infusion. According to Stephen Schenkel, MD, chair of the department of emergency medicine at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, hypoglycemia is called "the great masquerader" because its varied symptoms can mimic those of many other maladies and include…

Source: QualityHealth.com

Resistant Starch: What it Is and How it Could Improve Your Health

October 18, 2014

...much and how often to eat them have not been agreed upon. Still, when planning what to put alongside your protein, consider replacing the mashed potatoes and stuffing with lentils or roasted yams. Alison Massey MS, RD, CDE, LDN, director of education at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, reviewed this article. Sources Bodinham CL, Frost GS, Robertson MD. "Acute Ingestion of Resistant Starch Reduces Food Intake in Healthy Adults." British Journal of Nutrition 103 no. 6 (2010): 917-922....

Source: QualityHealth.com

Ultherapy Treatment

October 16, 2014

Craig Vander Kolk, md-- Plastic Surgeon at Mercy Medical Center "It's the first FDA-approved treatment and technology to actually lift and tighten your tissue."

Source: One Page News

Five Ways To Curb Office Snacking

October 16, 2014

... Picking the right mix of food for your daytime meal can help fortify you against an afternoon attack of the snacks. "Include a fruit, vegetable, lean protein, and whole grain to help you stay fuller longer and have more energy," said Leigh Tracy, RD, of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. She suggests making your lunch the night before, instead of in the morning when you're rushing out the door and may not have time to think a balanced meal through. 3. Keep crave-worthy foods out

Source: The Olympian, Kansas City Star, Tri-City Herald, News Tribune, The Sun News

DIY a Healthier Pumpkin Spice Latte

October 16, 2014

...calories most moderately active women need to consume in a day and almost 14% of what most men need. How can you get this delicious autumn treat without gaining weight? QualityHealth asked Alison Massey MS, RD, CDE, LDN, registered dietician and director of Diabetes Education at The Center for Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Here are some of Massey's suggestions: How else can you enjoy the flavors of fall without adding too much sugar, fat or too many calories..

Source: QualityHealth.com

Ravens Work With Mercy To Tackle Breast Cancer

October 14, 2014

Ravens work to tackle breast cancer BALTIMORE - Diane James was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and she is tackling the disease head on. "Well I'm not afraid I just want to get this over with, I said ‘let's get it out and get it going,'" she...

Source: WMAR-TV – Online

Ravens Players Visit Breast Cancer Patients

October 14, 2014

Some breast cancer patients at Mercy Medical Center may be feeling a little happier after a special visit by some of the Baltimore Ravens. Some breast cancer patients at Mercy Medical Center may be feeling a little happier after a special visit...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Nurse Navigator and 2-time Breast Cancer Survivor Talks Treatment

October 13, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Nurse Navigator and two-time breast cancer survivor Marsha Oakley talks treatment. Subscribe to WBAL on YouTube now for more: Get more Baltimore..

Source: YouTube

Cancer Fund Memorializes Carroll Woman

October 13, 2014

...cancer. People that you brush arms with every day, this money is going to them." Reeling from the unexpected Lanahan eventually moved on from hairdressing, going to back to school and becoming a radiation therapist. As she began treating patients at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Lanahan said Davis's memory inspired her in her practice, realizing that not everything had to be cold, clinical and sterile, but that the warmth of getting to know a patient, of building a relationship...

Source: Carroll County Times – Online

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