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Understanding how the food and drinks you consume affect your blood sugar level can help you manage one of the most common complications from uncontrolled diabetes: peripheral neuropathy pain. Symptoms include tingling, burning, sensitive to the touch, numbness/weakness or a cold sensation either in the feet or hands, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Check out these tips for better managing diabetic nerve pain in your hands and feet. ...

Finally, spring is here, and your friends are having a cookout. But what can you take that won’t cause the crowd to cringe or you to fall off the weight-loss wagon? These Guilt-Free Grill-Out recipes are sure to keep you in check and please even the toughest crowds...

Fire up the grill! Spring is here, and with the warmer weather comes a perfect opportunity to gather outdoors with friends and family. But, don’t let this season of potlucks and picnics derail you from achieving your weight loss and pain management goals. Here are some ways to stay on track and avoid extra fat, calories and sugar this barbecue season:...

As you learned in our blog post Magnesium: What it is, Why You Need it, and How to Get More of it, Magnesium (Mg) plays a vital role in our body's function. Making sure you get enough will also help to keep your chronic pain under control. If you want to add more magnesium to your diet, try this tasty Mg-packed recipe for Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup...

Magnesium (Mg) is the second most abundant mineral found in our bodies (most abundant in bone and muscle). It is also one that people who suffer from chronic pain should take special note of. This key nutrient plays an important role in many of the body's key functions, including:...

The Pain Management Group is excited to welcome anesthesiologist, Dr. David E. Fritz, to its medical staff. Fritz brings more than nine years of anesthesiology experience to the practice. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, and completed a general surgery residency at the university’s medical center. He then went on to complete an anesthesiology residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he served as chief resident. He also...

Zinc is considered at trace mineral, but is very important for many of our bodily functions. Along with many of the other nutrients we get from food like calcium, vitamin D or vitamin B; zinc is also a necessary mineral we must include in our diet. ...

It is no coincidence “water” is found in the word watermelon. This thirst-quenching fruit provides you with fluid, vitamins and electrolytes, which help fight off dehydration. Try these tasty ideas to help you stay hydrated this summer with watermelon...

Keeping hydrated year-round is an important (and essential) component to staying healthy. On average, water makes up 60 percent of body weight and is involved in flushing toxins out of organs, carrying nutrients into cells, providing a moist environment for the ears, nose and throat and many other metabolic processes...

Chia seeds, an ancient superfood, pack a powerful nutritional punch. Follow this recipe for Chia Seed Pudding for a healthy treat that can both boost energy and reduce inflammation...