Category: Wellness

Humanimal | Diabesity

Last month we wrote about types of diabetes, risk factors and symptoms in humans as well as cats and dogs. This month we’re following up on how to diagnose, prevent and treat diabetes.

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Diabetes is now an epidemic. Many people are afraid of getting it because of stories they’ve heard. The good news is that for most who have diabetes, one can live a long healthy life.

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What’s in a Label?

There are several definitions of labels. A label can be a noun or a verb. A noun would be a word or phrase that describes a person, group, or thing. A verb would mean to affix a label to, to make with a label, or describe by a label.

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The subject of excess body fat, obesity, diabetes (also called diabesity) and other weight related complications is complex.

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Be FOR Not Against

In thinking about fighting against something, I am reminded of a violent feeling of fighting against something versus the feeling of being FOR something.
There seems to be some ‘negative’ energy related to fighting against rather than the positive energy when considering what we’re for. Often, the outcome is much more positive too.

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Leptospirosis, also called “lepto,” is a zoonotic bacterial infectious disease. Zoonotic diseases are passed from non-humans to humans and even vice-versa. Lepto is mainly spread from non-humans to humans. It is not very common in humans.

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Joy in the Moment

Years ago, when a salesperson knocked on your door, if you opened it and bought something, the salesperson came back to sell you more? These days, if you look something up online or give to an organization, guess what? You’ll hear from them again!

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Front page of December 2023 VillageView newspaper



Village Pet Pages

  • Holiday Health Tips
    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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