Wednesday, 29 October 2014

What’s Worse Than ALS?

Having raised over $100 million for ALS, the #IceBucketChallenge was fun, funny, and hugely effective. But it brings to light an interesting paradox: that the diseases whose research we donate most to fund are not the ones that most of the population is most likely to die from.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Is the Paleo Diet Good for Diabetics?

Over the past several years, low-carb diets have been gaining traction, proving to be more effective for maintaining a healthy weight. And for all intents and purposes, this type of diet is ideal for those with type-2 diabetes, with evidence being corroborated by a study published in Diabetologia.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Will a Portable Oxygen Concentrator Work for You?

portable oxygen containers  Symbius Medical

Supplemental oxygen can be prescribed for a variety of conditions. Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs) have become more readily available in recent years, offering a compact, lightweight solution for home oxygen therapy, but it’s important to remember that not all POC products are created equally. When choosing a POC, there are a number of questions a user must consider. The American Lung Association offers these tips on choosing a POC.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Is a Change in Gait An Indication of Bigger Problems?

signs of Alzheimers  Symbius Medical

We’ve come to accept the shuffle as a normal part of aging, but what if there was more to this change in a person’s gait? What if it indicated a shift in cognitive function?

As mobility and accessibility needs change, Symbius Medical is here to help you every step of the way. Our customer service representatives are available to answer your questions about aids to everyday living, and to help you decide what equipment is best for you or your loved one.