By Eileen Renders Because there is so much information regarding this genetic disease, I will need to offer the most important facts associated with recognizing the symptoms and how it is treated. Charco-Marie-Tooth or CMT is named after the doctor who discovered it. It is a peripheral nerve disorder thatContinue Reading

Dara Brown and Sylvia Flint, senior community health coordinator and project coordinator respectively at the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center’s (BLEC) Diabetes Intervention Program (DIP) for Families, recently shared their research findings at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day. Their study titled “Impacting Diabetes Education: BringingContinue Reading

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