Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. An expectant mother’s blood sugar levels become too high, which can cause health risks for the mother and baby.
Prediabetes affects about 88 million adults in the United States. About 84% of people living with prediabetes do not know they have it. And prediabetes can turn into type 2 diabetes, a more serious condition.
About 12%, or 1 in 8, women in the United States will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. It is the second most common cancer among U.S. women, behind skin cancer.
A dozen Unity events, from Long Island to Buffalo, will each offer free and fun family activities including live music, face painting, health screenings, and special appearances by Fidelis Care’s popular dinosaur mascot, the Fidelisaurus.
June is Child Vision Awareness Month. Taking care of a child’s vision is important for learning and social development. Here are some recommendations and tips for what to expect for your child’s first eye exam.