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The Not –So- Sweet Truth about What You’re Drinking

December 4, 2015

By Liz Aziz, PharmD Student Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Many Americans have grasped the warning on excessive sugar intake. The problem is, these sugary calories often creep into the average American’s diet through drink, not food. Sugary drinks have already been tied to an increased risk of Type 2... View Article

Goodnight, Sleep Tight, Make Sure Your Blood Pressure is Right

October 30, 2015

By: AJ Oliver Take a quick moment to think about your typical nightly routine. It most likely includes actions such as washing your face, showering, brushing your teeth or setting aside your outfit for the next day. If you are someone who has been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), adding... View Article

Sugar and Spice

October 28, 2015

By: Micah Bernard Cinnamon. What comes to mind when you hear that word? Cinnamon buns, cinnamon glazed apples, snickerdoodles? It’s no secret that cinnamon and sugar are a great pair! But is there more to the relationship between sugar and cinnamon than just the great taste? People with pre­diabetes or type... View Article

A Natural Approach to Preventing Gestational Diabetes

October 26, 2015

By Katie Woodward, PharmD Student You are having a new baby! Congratulations! You’ve probably already had several opportunities to answer that age-old question, “What gender are you hoping for?” And it is likely you responded with something like, “I don’t care as long as my baby is healthy!” Thanks to... View Article

Insomnia: Not just about sleep

December 2, 2013

by Chelsae Ward, PharmD student Insomnia is one of the most common patient complaints for Americans, third only to headache and the common cold. It is estimated that 33 percent of the United States population experiences insomnia.1 As defined by the CDC, insomnia “is an inability to initiate or maintain... View Article

Preventative Self-Care for Type 2 Diabetes..Eat More Fruit?

October 22, 2013

By McKenzie Shenk, Cedarville University PharmD Student   Diabetes mellitus has effected the human population for centuries; however only in recent decades have large strides been made in prevention and treatment.1 Both types of diabetes mellitus – type I and type II – can be manageable for patients with various... View Article

Do Artificial Sweeteners Make Us Crave Real Sugar?

October 14, 2013

By Julie Cummings, PharmD Student Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Since Adam took a bite of the apple, we have been self-conscious about our bodies.  Weight management, a good diet and exercise will help the body stay lean.  But what if there is still a problem with diabetes or weight... View Article