Being able to recognize the symptoms of a condition is important not just so that you can detect if your parent might be suffering from a new health issues, but also so that you can monitor their progress, determine if they may need additional support and care, and recognize if what they are dealing with is truly related to that particular concern or if it may be something else.
If your parent may be living with Crohn’s disease, or they have received such a diagnosis, knowing the symptoms can help you as their family caregiver ensure that they are getting the ongoing care that they need and managing their condition in the best way possible.
Some of the potential signs and symptoms of Crohn’s disease include:
There are approximately 26 million people throughout the United States who are currently living with diabetes. Of these, experts estimate that half are not aware that they have the disease and have not been diagnosed. Even among those who have been diagnosed and are aware of the condition, many do not understand the importance of proper management of this disease.
As a family caregiver it is critical to understand that diabetes is a life-changing disease and proper management is vital not just for the control of the diabetes itself, but also the consequences and complications that can occur as a result of it, such as increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and heart attack, and increased risk of infections and skin problems. You can help your parent to reduce these risks and stay healthier by encouraging compliance… Continue reading