Amwell Patient Blog : May, 2015

  • Breaking Down Diabetes

    Breaking Down Diabetes
    It is estimated that one in every four people with diabetes does not even know they have the disease. If left undiagnosed or untreated, diabetes can lead to serious health problems, including heart attack and stroke. Amwell registered dietitian, Margaret Apura answers some questions about diabetes to help us put the disease in to perspective.
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  • Yardwork Safety Tips

    Yardwork Safety Tips
    The snow has melted, the sun is out and your grass is (almost) green. As you begin to pull out your yard tools to start landscaping for the spring and summer months, there are some precautions worth noting. Here are some yardwork obstacles, and recommendations about how to stay healthy, from one of the doctors on Amwell, Dr. Terese Roth.
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  • 5 Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy

    5 Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy
    Pregnancy can be an exciting and overwhelming time. It's understandable if you are feeling a little bogged down in the details, questions, and medical advice. Try to take things one step at a time — starting with your food! Here are nutrition tips for pregnant women from Cristina Cavanaugh, a registered dietitian on Amwell.
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  • Spring has Sprung, and so Have Asthma Triggers

    Spring has Sprung, and so Have Asthma Triggers
    For some, spring is a great time to get outdoors or do some much-needed cleaning; for others, though, it feels like an asthma attack waiting to happen. Here are some common triggers and tips to help you manage your asthma this springtime
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  • Reduce Calories by Cooking More

    Reduce Calories by Cooking More
    The good news is you don’t need to be a contestant on Top Chef to get in the kitchen. Here are a few tips to boost your cooking game.
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