Diabetes Related Arm Pain

Insulin is a hormone that is crucial for converting sugars and carbohydrates into energy for the cells to use. Diabetes is a condition in which the patient’s body cannot properly use the insulin it produces, or fails to produce any …

Thanksgiving by the Numbers

Everyone’s favorite food holiday is just a couple of weeks away! Read on for some interesting Thanksgiving facts, trivia, and history by the numbers. 1621: the year the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth, Massachusetts – probably. There is some …

Medications for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

The pancreas is a small gland that sits just behind the stomach. This gland produces digestive enzymes and insulin, which helps convert food into energy. When this gland becomes inflamed, a condition known as pancreatitis occurs. Pancreatitis can be serious …

Understanding Pancreatitis

To understand pancreatitis, one must first understand what the pancreas is. The pancreas is a small gland located in the abdomen, just behind the stomach, that produces digestive enzymes. These enzymes are crucial to metabolizing carbohydrates and fats. The pancreas …

Can STD’s Cause Prostate Pain?

The prostate is a gland in the male body, located near the bladder, which produces the fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation. Prostate problems can develop as the glands grows naturally with age, but other conditions can also cause painful …