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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Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

by Medical Group of Pennsylvania

Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Whether you are welcoming your first bundle of joy or adding on to your party of five, the first few months of your baby’s life are a wonderful but nerve-wracking time. A topic of particular concern is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (or SIDS). In 2016, there were 1,500 deaths in the United States caused by SIDS, 90% of those cases occurring in infants under 6 months old.

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