Staying Healthy for the Holidays

by Medical Group of Pennsylvania

Staying Healthy for the Holidays

The trees are bare, days are growing colder and planning for the holidays has officially begun. As many of us have experienced, this is also a time of sniffles, coughing and feeling unwell. No one wants to spend the holidays sick at their physician's office. Follow these tips to stay healthy and active during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Gratitude and Your Health

by Medical Group of Pennsylvania

Gratitude and Your Health

This week, families across the United States will be sitting down to a meal and taking a few moments to share what they are grateful for. Science has recently shown that there are mental and physical health benefits of having an attitude of gratitude. Read on to learn about the benefits of being gracious and tips for working gratitude into your life.

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Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

by Medical Group of Pennsylvania

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D), formerly known as juvenile diabetes, is a chronic autoimmune condition that renders the body unable to produce insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar. In recent years, scientists have made great strides in understanding what causes type 1 diabetes and how it affects the body, but many of the old myths are still thought to be true.

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