By Dee Griffin Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Its job is to regulate the amount of glucose in the body. Insulin resistance happens when the cells in the body are not able to respond efficiently to insulin. When this happens, the blood sugar level will increase. OverContinue Reading

By Dee Griffin Inflammation is a natural process that is a response to injury or infection in the body. The process is a complex biological response that is designed as the body’s attempt to protect itself from harmful things such as a pathogen, damaged cells, or other irritants. If inflammationContinue Reading

None of us can really know which of the memories we’ve shared with others will last or resonate beyond the moment in time to which they belong, but one of the relationships that seems to withstand the scrutiny of time is that of a teacher and student. It is aContinue Reading

The South Carolina Air National Guard 169th Medical Group will host a Community Health Expo on Saturday April 6, 2024, at the Garners Ferry Adult Activity Center, 8620 GarnersFerry Road Hopkins S.C. 29061. The expo is a cooperative health educational initiative hosted by the SCANG in conjunction with S.C. DepartmentContinue Reading

Senior Resources and the Lourie Center hosted an open house showcasing the Lourie Center, a wellness center for active adults 50 years and older who want to improve their lifestyle, learn new skills, and make new friends. Senior Resources and the Lourie Center unified in August 2023. The energy ofContinue Reading

By Dee Griffin Prediabetes is a term that is used when blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Think of it as a warning that diabetes is just around the corner if you don’t do something about it.Continue Reading