Menopause: Questions for the doctor

Menopause: Questions for the doctor

Menopause is when women stop getting their period. Some people call it “the change.” Menopause is different for each woman, but most women reach menopause around age 50.

As you get closer to menopause, your ovaries make less and less of female hormones called estrogen (“ES-tra-jin”) and progesterone (“pro-JES-ter-own”). Eventually, your ovaries stop making these hormones completely.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes – Steps Toward a Healthier Life

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes – Steps Toward a Healthier Life

People with diabetes have a problem with blood sugar. Their blood sugar, or blood glucose, can climb too high. Having high levels of sugar in your blood can cause a lot of trouble. Diabetes raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, amputations, and other serious issues. But the most common type of diabetes, called type 2 diabetes, can be prevented or delayed if you know what steps to take.

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