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Diabetes: Type 2 Information for Veterans

Knowledge of the various aspects of diabetes is the basis for decisions about exercise, diet, blood glucose monitoring, weight control, use of medications, vascular risk factors, foot and eye care.

Taking Control of your Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is not a single disease, but a group of metabolic disorders that all share the feature of hyperglycemia or an abnormal excess of sugar in the blood. An excess of sugar in the blood may not seem to be that important but chronic hyperglycemia will cause damage to organ systems such as the kidney, eyes, nerves and blood vessels.

America at War: The Amputation-TBI-Burn-Factory

The VA has the increased challenge of meeting the needs of the veterans returning from OIF and OEF.

History of Spanish Wines

Spanish wines have enjoyed a long and fruitful existence.

The American Battle Monument at Belleau Wood

" The Battle of Belleau Wood was for the U.S. the biggest battle since Appomattox and the most considerable engagment U.S. troops have every had with a foreign enemy." General Pershing

VA Acknowledges Ships Associated with Presumptive Agent Orange Exposure

Now the VA offers a list of ships who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam Conflict.

Churches are Tax Exempt: But Why?

While Americans are forced to move from their homes, due to the inability to pay real estate taxes, churches should not be allowed to ride the "no taxes" gravy train.

Winecationing Along The Mosel

Visit and enjoy the Mosel Region in Germany, and treat yourself to a picturesque and historical adventure.

Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Skin Carcinomas

Skin Cancer: Death by Sun. Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer.

Germany: Driving the Heart of the Mosel Wine Region

A visually pleasant and enjoyable way to view the vineyards and old Roman towns along the Mosel is a leisurely drive from Bernkastel to Cochem. Leaving Bernkastel, with its very own castle overlooking the town, the road winds through the Mosel River valley with the steep vine covered banks on both sides of the river.

CAROL DUFF: Hepatitis C Virus – The Liver Destroyer

HEPATITIS C VIRUS -  WHAT IS THIS? Carol Ware Duff  MSN, BA, RN: Hepatitis C virus can destroy your liver. Hepatitis C Virus Can Cause...

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Military personnel with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) should receive early adequate nutrition immediately after the injury, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

CAROL DUFF: Appreciation of Grappa

GRAPPA By Carol Duff RN, BA, MSN STAFF WRITER/Editor Grappa is a distillate made from grapes that are grown and vinified in Italy. Distillation,...

GLAUCOMA:WHAT IS IT?

Glaucoma is a disease that can silently steal your sight.

Italian Wine History

By Carol Ware Duff  Fossils of grape vines have been found that date to 60 million years ago, but actual grape cultivation and the consumption...

CAROL DUFF: AMERICAN MILITARY CEMETERIES ABROAD

American Military Cemeteries Abroad are Places of Peace and Great Beauty.

CAROL DUFF: THE HISTORY OF COGNAC

HISTORY OF COGNAC BY CAROL DUFF STAFF WRITER Cognac may have its origins from as early as the first portion of the third century AD when...

Carol Ware Duff: Instructional Protocol/Sensitivity during Interaction with PTSD Sufferers

Running Head: Instructional Protocol/Sensitivity during Interaction with PTSD Sufferers By Carol Ware Duff RN, BA, MSN, Healthcare Editor, Veterans Today The purpose of this teaching program...

CAROL DUFF: FRENCH WINE HISTORY AND REGIONS

  FRENCH WINE HISTORY AND REGIONS BY CAROL DUFF Wine is a beverage made from fermented grape juice and thus contains alcohol. Cultivation of grape vines started...

The Freedom Flotilla Broke Through the Israeli Siege on Gaza via...

Egypt has kept the Rafah crossing border point with the Gaza Strip opened for a fifth consecutive day "We sailed to Gaza,...

Psychology of terrorism and the Israeli blockade of Gaza

"Normal people can be terrorists, we are ourselves capable of terrorist acts under some circumstances" What sort of mental image comes to mind when you...

“Free Gaza” Flotilla, Thank You for a Mission Well Done

Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla carrying aid and hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists to the blockaded Gaza Strip.

Judaism, a self serving monotheism

The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it, a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak, a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser, a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS)-WHAT IS THIS?

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS By Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN Many veterans have been and will be diagnosed with this disease.  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is...

Caregiver Tips for Those with Dementias Alzheimer's Stubbornness and Uncooperativeness

DEALING WITH BEHAVIORS SUCH AS STUBBORNNESS AND UNCOOPERATIVENESS  CAREGIVER TIPS FOR THOSE WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER'S by Carol Ware Duff MSN, BS, RN The person with dementia may be...

Caregiver Tips for Those with Dementias – Alzheimer's

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PERSON WITH DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER'S   By Carol Ware Duff MSN ,BA, RN Dementia affects all areas of the brain including areas of memory and sensory...

Herpes Zoster-Shingles; Not Good to Have

HERPES ZOSTER(SHINGLES)- YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO AVOID IT!

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, A Common Consequence of Exposure to Explosions, Blasts,...

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI): JUST THE FACTS  By Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN Injuries to the brain may be more common than you know. With exposure...

PANDEMIC INFLUENZA TYPE A H1N1

FACTS FOR CONSIDERATION: PANDEMIC IS NOT THE YEARLY SEASONAL INFLUENZA BY CAROL WARE DUFF MSN, BA, RN History of H1N1 Influenza Viruses use the human cell to reproduce.  A...

VETERANS TODAY HEALTHCARE LINKS

HEALTH RESOURCES FOR VETERANS FORMS, CAREGIVER GUIDES AND HINTS By Carol Duff Veterans Today maintains a growing health care library for veterans and their families.  These...

ADULT IMMUNIZATIONS

MAKE SURE YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF GET YOUR IMMUNIZATIONS IMMUNIZATIONS ARE NOT JUST FOR BABIES by Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN Vaccines are not...

HOW YOU CAN HELP YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER TO HELP YOU

INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW TO HELP YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER TO BETTER CARE FOR YOU BY CAROL WARE DUFF MSN, BA, RN INFORMATION AND FORMS TO...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR PERSONAL CARE OF LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER'S

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR MAKING EATING/FEEDING EASIER FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER'S BY CAROL WARE DUFF MSN, BA, Rn STAFF WRITER AND EDITOR AS A CAREGIVER, PROVIDING...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR PERSONAL CARE OF LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER’S

CAREGIVER TIPS ABOUT DRESSING FOR THOSE TAKING CARE OF LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER'S By Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN Your loved one may be experiencing...

FINALLY, AN OPEN DOOR TO HALTING SECOND HAND SMOKE AND TO...

THE REGULATION OF CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS NOW FALLS UNDER THE PURVIEW OF THE FDA   By Carol Ware Duff  MSN, BA, RN With the House placing...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR THOSE WHO TAKE CARE OF LOVED ONES WITH...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR PROVIDING DENTAL HYGIENE FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMER'S   by Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN      Dental hygiene or brushing teeth or dentures is...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR PERSONAL CARE OF LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIAS/ALZHEIMERS

Personal Care-giving Tips for Those Who Give Care to Loved Ones with Dementias/Alzheimers      by Carol Ware Duff MSN, BA, RN      Grooming is an important part of...

CAREGIVER TIPS FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMERS: BATHING ISSUES

PERSONAL CARE TIPS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE BATHING PRACTICES FOR DEMENTIA SUFFERERS Carol Duff MSN, BA, RN Bathing is a multi-step process  Bathing is one of the activities of...

CAREGIVER SERIES: DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMERS – PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES (2 IN A...

HOME CAREGIVER TIPS FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIA/PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES By Carol Duff RN, BA, MSN STAFF WRITER There are many behavior problems that can accompany dementia....

CAREGIVER SERIES: DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMERS – ANGER AND AGGRESSION (1 IN A...

HOME CAREGIVER TIPS FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIA DEALING WITH ANGER AND AGGRESSION By Carol Duff RN, BA, MSN (FOR OPEN USE DISTRIBUTION) Sometimes people with dementia become...