Personal Care

Holly Smidt, RD, LDN, Clinical Dietician and Licensed Dietician Nutritionist at The Center for Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Diabetes and Nutrition: Tips for Keeping Blood Sugar In Check

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon Apr 18 2022
There’s no cure for diabetes, but you can take steps as a caregiver to reduce your loved one’s risk of more serious health problems. One of the easiest ways to do that is by keeping your care recipient’s blood sugar in check. Read More

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Understanding the BE FAST warning signs of stroke

Posted by Chad Birt on Tue May 10 2022
May is Stroke Awareness Month. This article discusses the BE FAST warning signs of a stroke and what to do if they arise.Read More

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How to Keep a Symptom Journal

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon Apr 11 2022
One of the easiest ways to adapt to life with a chronic illness is by keeping a symptom journal. Tracking your sleep, mood, and diet can help identify triggers and reduce flare-ups. Read More

5 Easy Exercises for People with MS

5 Easy Exercises for People with MS

Posted by Chad Birt on Wed Apr 13 2022
If you have multiple sclerosis (MS) or care for someone who does, you’re probably familiar with the challenges that exercise presents. In this article, we discuss the importance of exercise for MS patients and highlight several activities that can promote muscle strength, flexibility, and an enhanced range of motion. Read More