Inactivity And Diabetes: A Dangerous Pair

Inactivity and Diabetes in Seniors Does the importance of being active change as you age? Apparently. At least when it comes to prediabetic overweight adults between the ages of 65 to 73. That’s the figures a group of researchers, led by Chris McGlory, studied. They asked 12 men and 10 women to reduce their number…

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How long Can I Live? Researchers Battle It Out

Like probably just about every other human being, at one point, you’ve likely asked yourself, how long can I live. Whether you’re a resident at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation or not, you probably want to add more years to your life. This very question got a lot of attention among researchers over the past two…

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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to announce National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). National Immunization Awareness Month, which takes place every August, is meant “to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.”1 Importance of Immunization You’d think we wouldn’t need a month to raise awareness…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 2

In our previous installment, we introduced the importance of adequate suntan lotion and what it protects against. Here we expand on the discussion. SPF and UVB Protection One of the first things you notice on a bottle of suntan lotion is its sun protection factor or SPF level. SPF protects your skin from UVB by…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 1

Summer is here. Traditionally that means more time outdoors in the sun. But it can get hot around Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation and too much sun exposure can be dangerous. In fact, “about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and about 86 percent of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun.”…

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Night Sweats, What It Is, Why It Happens, How It’s Treated

Night sweats, happen when you wake up at night drenched in excessive perspiration and likely need to change your sheets and pajamas. It can be a medical issue or infection.       Night Sweats: Runaway Thyroid Sweating more and being sensitive to heat are notable symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Your thyroid gland controls your metabolism,…

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Lowering High Cholesterol Levels Takes More Than Popping Pills

Lowering your high cholesterol levels will take more effort than just popping daily pills. Face the fact that popping pills doesn’t remove your poor diet and lifestyle. In fact, good nutrition and daily exercise can be much more effective in reducing cholesterol and warding off heart disease.       High Cholesterol: Saturated Fat Can…

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