5 Signs Your Child Might Have Type 1 Diabetes

Approximately 15,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes each year. Many children may not communicate to their parents the symptoms they are suffering from. As their parent, it is up to you to watch for specific signs of diabetes in your child and have their doctor test them for it. If your child's diabetes is not diagnosed early on, they can get ketoacidosis, which can cause swelling in the brain, unconsciousness, and death. Read More 

The Pros and Cons of Cataract Laser Surgery

If your doctor has recommended you have cataract surgery done, you have an important decision to make. You can decide to have traditional cataract surgery done by hand or cataract laser surgery. There are pros and cons to both methods, and learning about them will help you make an informed decision as to which is best for you.  Cons Higher Cost If you are on a tighter budget, the cost of the surgery may impact your decision to have laser cataract surgery or traditional cataract surgery. Read More 

How Vision Therapy Can Help With ADHD

If your child was recently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), your child's doctor may recommend medication to help with this problem. While this can be a good solution, trying vision therapy might help as well. Vision therapy is a natural type of treatment that can successfully help children who struggle with ADHD and other types of learning disabilities. Here are several things you should know about vision therapy. Read More 

Hip Replacement Surgery And Osteolysis

If you have pain and weakness across your hip, then your doctor may prescribe painkillers and physical therapy to help reduce discomfort and rebuild strength. If this does not work, then you may need to undergo a hip replacement surgery. This surgery is an invasive and a major orthopedic operation. However, hip replacement is somewhat common with over 300,000 surgeries completed each year. You can expect your new hip to last 15 to 20 years. Read More 

4 Denture Stigmas That Are No Longer True Thanks to Modern Technology

It's often hard to avoid the stigma associated with dentures. Pop culture has convinced the world that having dentures means you're doomed to have your teeth fall out at inconvenient times, to have fake-looking teeth, and to have poorly designed dentures that do not properly form to the shape of your mouth. Even though these stigmas may remain in the general public, your fears can be quelled by understanding how modern technology has changed the whole process. Read More