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The Wellness Corner

Here you’ll discover enjoyable content, supported by Care New England physicians and experts.  Posts highlight the importance of screenings, fitness, diet, and healthy living, along with clarifying myths on common illnesses.

Featured Posts

  • Diabetes

Diabetes: 5 Things You Might Not Know

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 500,000 to 1 million people in the United States have type 1 diabetes and thousands are still not diagnosed. For a diabetic, this can cause serious long-term complications unless properly managed.
  • Heart Attack

Winter Precautions for Heart Health

Just as you put on a scarf, gloves and warm coat to protect your body, you can follow a few easy steps to protect your heart in this cold weather.
  • Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery, One Woman’s Quest (1 of 6)

"I cannot put my finger on the moment that I decided I needed to have bariatric surgery. It may have been one of those instances where I realized just how heavy I am." Read more about Susan as Care New England follows her through her journey.

Recent Posts

Diabetes: 5 Things You Might Not Know

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 500,000 to 1 million people in the United States have type 1 diabetes and thousands are still not diagnosed. For a diabetic, this can cause serious long-term complications unless properly managed.
April 26th, 2016|

Choosing From the Menu of Exercise Options

The world of exercise options is almost limitless. This could be the very problem you’re having now that you’ve committed to exercising regularly - where do you start and what should you try?
March 11th, 2016|

Take a ‘Stand’ Against your Sedentary Working Style

Sitting or remaining sedentary for long stretches of time has been linked to markedly increased risks for obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders, heart disease and premature death. Learn how you can get started toward a less sedentary work day.
March 11th, 2016|

Random Acts of Kindness

Earlier this year, a woman came to visit Women & Infants Hospital. We don’t even know who she is. What we do know is that in a unique tribute to herself in commemoration of her 30th birthday on January 8, she devoted herself to doing 30 random acts of kindness.
February 12th, 2016|

I got the shot and still got sick. Now what?

So you followed everyone's advice and got the flu shot, but you still got the flu. Does that mean the vaccination is ineffective? Our experts explain this discrepancy.
January 26th, 2016|

Winter Precautions for Heart Health

Just as you put on a scarf, gloves and warm coat to protect your body, you can follow a few easy steps to protect your heart in this cold weather.
January 26th, 2016|

Weight Loss Surgery Preparations (3 of 6)

"I never made the connection from my love for eating to food addict. I started to realize that processed or refined sugars in cake, candy and so many other foods I enjoy had me hooked. Even when I thought I was eating healthier, foods like nutrition bars, flavored yogurt and fruit juices were feeding my addiction." - Read more about Susan as Care New England follows her through her journey.
December 28th, 2015|