Blood, Heart & Circulation

Anemia

A complete blood count (CBC) is the laboratory evaluation that provides objective characteristics of RBCs useful in determining etiology and appropriate treatment. The mean corpuscular volume and determination of iron, ferritin, folate, and vitamin B12 levels are required to correctly diagnose a person with anemia.

Managing Your Blood Sugar Levels in 3 Simple Ways

People who have diabetes need to maintain their blood sugar levels to keep their condition in check. High blood sugar is also known as hyperglycemia and can be a cause for concern to people with diabetes with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Heart Disease: Risk Factors & Prevention Strategies

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but how much do you really know about it?