How Artificial Intelligence can Help with Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Technology in medicine advances at such a rapid pace that in 10 years a routine procedure can seem ancient from a future perspective looking back. The…

After Lunch Rest Awhile, After Dinner Walk a Mile

We all know that “exercise is good for you.” And after consulting with your physician, this statement still holds true even if you suffer from a chronic illness. For those with type 2 diabetes, exercise is more than good, it’s a necessary step in managing the condition. However, gym memberships are expensive and finding the…

Caught Red-Handed: Another Lyme Disease Fugitive

Seeking out accurate Lyme Disease research can lead you into murky waters. There’s only a limited dialogue about the illness, making it easy for misinformation to spread. Because of the complexity of the condition, and lack of accurate testing, there have been few Lyme Disease related research breakthroughs. However, the CDC and Mayo Clinic in…

How Marriage Affects Diabetes

Marriage can be a wonderful experience and, as it turns out, it may provide more than the traditional benefits for diabetics. New research suggests that married diabetics are less likely to be overweight than those who are not married and suffer from the condition. More specifically, the research finds that it affects men who suffer…

Lyme Disease: The Great Imitator

Halloween is almost here and everyone is putting on their disguises. Lyme Disease, however, never gets out of disguise. Chronic Lyme Disease is painful, debilitating, and an epidemic. The condition is the fastest growing vector-borne disease in the United States and is larger than AIDS, Avian Flu, or West Nile Virus combined. And, due to…