November 2014

  • Composite illustration of a couple dancing, a woman swimming, a scale, diary, and vegetables.

    Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

    Steps Toward a Healthier Life

    Diabetes raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, amputations, and other serious issues. But the most common type of diabetes, called type 2 diabetes, can be prevented or delayed if you know what steps to take.

  • Illustration of an older man standing with a cane and a woman holding his arm to aid balance.

    Parkinson’s Disease

    Understanding a Complicated Condition

    Parkinson’s disease can rob a person of the ability to do everyday tasks that many of us take for granted. There’s no cure, but treatment can help.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Helen Fields
  • Stephanie Clipper