Posts By: UofL Physicians

5 health resolutions to make in the new year

Resolutions don’t have to unreachable goals. If improving or increasing health habits is on your mind, consider making one of these healthy habits a goal of yours in 2015. 1)      Drink more water. Water helps you stay hydrated and is vital to your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, water helps…
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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. This is a time to learn more about HIV and AIDS. It’s important to learn the facts. According to UNAIDS, in 2013, there were 35 million people living with HIV. Since the start of the epidemic, around 78 million people have become infected with HIV and 39 million people…
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Tips to help your child manage diabetes

Managing your child’s diabetes can be a challenge, but Dr. Michael B. Foster, specialist with UofL Physicians – Pediatric Endocrinology, says it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are some of his tips on how to make it easier: Be careful not to over-react to blood sugars that fall outside of the target range. Remember that your…
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Sugar: A trick or treat?

With all the candy and spooky fun, many kids love Halloween. But for parents, what should be scary is the amount of sugar their children may consume. Generally children eat way too much sugar, said Dr. Erica Labar, a pediatrician with UofL Physicians. Sugars are empty calories with no nutritional value, and can cause a range…
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