Posts by Katie D. (6)

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are too high. There are different types of diabetes. If you have type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin. If you… continue reading

By Katie D.   November 3, 2017   

This November, the Free Library will be hosting enrollment fairs for federal marketplace (Affordable Care Act/Obamacare) health insurance. You can find out more about the Affordable Care Act… continue reading

By Katie D.   October 5, 2017    1

Medical information changes rapidly with new research and when new information is delivered to you during a stressful medical appointment, it can be tough to remember everything you were… continue reading

By Katie D.   October 2, 2017   

The South Philadelphia Library has added a new collection: the Health Lending Library . The first items in this new collection are electronic blood pressure monitors and food scales. These items… continue reading

By Katie D.   August 28, 2017    1

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day . The goal of this day is to raise awareness about hepatitis. You can do that by reading this blog and checking out health resources at the Free Library! The South… continue reading

By Katie D.   July 24, 2017   

This summer, we’re bound to have sunny, hot, and humid days. We may even experience extreme heat, when daytime temperatures reach the 90s or 100 degrees or above, along with high humidity… continue reading

By Katie D.   July 11, 2017    1