Dec 20, 2013
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Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, or Optician?

One of the most common sources of confusion when deciding who to see for any given related problem is: What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, and an optician? An optician is a specialist who assists in the filling of a prescription for eyeglasses. Opticians are trained to… Read more »

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Dec 20, 2013
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Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Anyone can experience depression during the holiday season. Factors like holiday stress, excess alcohol intake, loneliness, disappointment, and financial stress can lead to depression. Certain people may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that tends to occur (and recur) as the days grow shorter in the fall… Read more »

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Dec 19, 2013
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How to Manage Your Diabetes During the Holiday Season

The holidays present numerous social opportunities for eating, drinking, and meeting with friends. For people with diabetes, holiday parties can be a minefield of difficult-to-make food choices. Keeping blood glucose levels in check and not overeating are important for people with diabetes, and by following a few simple tips, it… Read more »

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