Why is fibromyalgia so hard to diagnose?

Why is Fibromyalgia so hard to diagnose?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common chronic pain condition that involves fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, sleep disruptions, and many other possible symptoms. Diagnosing fibromyalgia (FM) is difficult. Its symptoms can mimic those of other conditions. Let’s look at the different reasons why fibromyalgia is often so hard to diagnose. Delays In Testing While a diagnosis of fibromyalgia … Read more

American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of Americans. It is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States. November is American Diabetes Month, and it commences a time to take action together as a community. Because together, we can conquer this disease and stand greater than diabetes. Types of Diabetes … Read more

World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day

Living with a chronic disease like osteoarthritis can be challenging. Awareness days offer an excellent opportunity to support the community with education, support, advocacy, and research opportunities. World Arthritis Day is October 12th, and we’re shining a light on some arthritis basics and how participating in research studies may help. The Umbrella of Arthritis When … Read more

Experiencing a fibromyalgia flare?

Getting Through and Managing Fibromyalgia Flares

Fibromyalgia symptoms can come and go and vary in severity. When symptoms worsen or become more frequent, it is called a flare. Though everyone’s flares differ in symptoms and experience, there are some basic guidelines helpful for getting through and managing fibromyalgia flares. The Only Way Out is Through Getting through a fibro flare involves … Read more

How has managing diabetes changed?

How Managing Type 2 Diabetes has Changed

The first mention of diabetes is believed to have happened over 3,000 years ago. However, our understanding of it is a continual process. In the last few decades, type 2 diabetes (T2D) research and technological breakthroughs have brought significant advancements in treating and managing the condition. Here are some of the ways managing type 2 … Read more