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AnAkronBeaconJournalAdvertisingSpecialSectionContinuesonpageD2JeffreyNeherMDisaboardcertiedandfellow-shiptrainedgastroenterologistatAkronGeneral.Hespecializesintreatingawidevarietyofdiges-tiveissuesandconditionsincludingacidreuxulcersswallowingproblemsandotherdiseasesofthedigestivetractaswellascolorectalcancerscreenings.JeffreyNeherMDYourHealthCalendarThesepre-cancerouspolypscanbeidentiedandremovedbeforechangingintocolorectalcancerduringregularscreeningtests.Col-orectalcanceriffoundandtreatedearlyhasave-yearsurvivalrateofabout90percentwhichiswhyscreeningsaresoimportant.RiskfactorsforcolorectalcancerTherearesomeriskfactorsthatmayincreaseyourchancesofdevelopingcolorectalcancerincludingAgeTheaverageageatdiagno-sisisabout70yearsoldandmorethan90percentofpeoplediag-nosedwithcolorectalcancerareatleast50yearsold.HistoryofcolorectalpolypsorcolorectalcancerThosewhohavealreadyhadpolypsorcolorec-talcanceraremorelikelytobediagnosedeveniftreatedandremoved.FamilyhistoryAbout20percentofpeoplediagnosedwithcolorec-talcancerarerelatedtosomeonewhowasalsodiagnosedwithit.Historyofinammatoryboweldis-easeIBDThosewithIBDinclud-ingpeoplewithulcerativecolitisorCrohnsdiseasearemorelikelytodevelopabnormalcellsthatcanchangeintocolorectalcancer.GeneticsyndromesSomegeneticsyndromesincreasetheriskofdevelopingcolorectalcancerincludingFamilialAdenomatousPolyposisFAPandHereditaryNon-polyposisColorectalCancerHNPCC.SomelifestylechoicesthatcouldalsoincreaseapersonsriskincludeDietAdietthatshighinredandprocessedmeatswhilelowinwholegrainsvegetablesandfruitscouldincreasetheriskofdevelopingcolorectalcancer.SmokingSomestudieshavesuggestedthatpeoplewhoarelong-termsmokersaremorelikelytodevelopcolorectalcancerthannon-smokers.PhysicalinactivityandobesitySomeevidencesuggeststhattheriskfordevelopingcolorectalcancerincreasesforinactiveandobesepeopleespeciallyformencomparedtopeoplewhoexerciseregularly.Youcanhelppreventcolorectalcancerbyeatingahigh-berdietexercisingregularlylimitingalco-holintakeandnotsmoking.ColorectalcancersymptomsIfyouhaveanyofthefollowingsymptomstalktoyourhealthcareprovidertoday.KeepinmindthoughthatsomepeoplewhohavepolypsorcolorectalcancermaynothavesymptomswhichincludeAchangeinbowelhabitssuchasdiarrheaconstipationornarrowingofthestoolFeelingthatyourboweldoesnotemptycompletelyBloodinthestooleitherbrightredorverydarkdarkstoolsoranyrectalbleedingCrampingabdominalpainfeelingbloatedorfullWeaknessandfatigueNauseaandvomitingContinuesonpageD2MARCHISNATIONALNUTRITIONMONTHArticleonpg.D4FITNESSEDUCATIONFORANEWYOUThisfreemonthlyprogrampro-videsinformationaboutthelatesttopicsinnutritionandtness.NuFitisheldatAkronGeneralHealthWellnessCentersinMontroseWestStowNorthandGreen.TheMarchnutritiontopicwillbeGoingGlutenFreeandthetnesstopicwillbeShapeUpforSpringBreak.BringafriendandenjoyahealthysnackTime6-7p.m.WhenMarch3NorthMarch10WestMarch24GreenCallusNorth330-945-3100West330-665-8100Green330-896-5000HEARTBURNINFORMATIONSESSIONJoinusforalectureanddiscus-sionledbyourteamofexpertsCharuduttParanjapeMDRichardSalvinoMDandWilliamPapourasMD.Thephysicianswillpresentin-formationaboutGERDheartburnacidreuxandBarrettsesophagusaswellasreviewthelatesttreatmentoptionsincludingincisionlesssur-geryandradiofrequencyablation.WhenMarch19Time6p.m.WhereAkronGeneralHealthWellnessCenterWest4125Me-dinaRoadAkronCostFREECallus330-344-BURN2876BARIATRICWEIGHT-LOSSSURGERYINFOSESSIONLedbySurgeonandMedicalDirec-torWalterChlystaMDFACSthesefreesessionsgiveanoverviewofthedifferenttypesofweight-losssurger-iesofferedandthesupportprovidedbyAkronGeneralsBariatricCenter.Therisksbenetsandpossibleoutcomesofsurgerywillalsobediscussed.Post-operativepatientswillsharetheirstoriesaswell.WhenMarch17Time6p.m.WhereAkronGeneralMedicalCenterBoardroom1AkronGeneralAve.AkronCallus330-344-2462SUGARSCHOOLWanttoknowwhattoeattohelpcontrolyourbloodsugarandloseweightSugarSchoolwillteachyouinjustonenight.Reservationsarerequired.WhenMarch12Time7-9p.m.WhereLodiCommunityHospital225ElyriaSt.LodiCost20perpersonor30percoupleCallus330-948-5546MarchisColorectalCancerAwarenessMonthwhichcreatesanopportunityforawarenessandeducation.Colorectalcancerthethirdmostcommoncancerdiag-nosedintheUnitedStatesdevelopsslowlyoveraperiodofyears.Itbeginsasapolyporabnormalgrowthintheliningofthecolonorrectum.Somepolypsarepre-can-cerousandovertimecanchangeintocolorectalcancer.COULDASCREENINGSAVEYOURLIFEEARLYDETECTIONISKEYTODEFEATINGCOLORECTALCANCERByJeffreyNeherMDAkronGeneralgastroenterologistwww.akrongeneral.orgcolon EarlydetectionthroughscreeningsTheAmericanCancerSoci-etyrecommendsthatevery-onehaveacolorectalcancerscreeningbeginningatage50.Thosewhohaveahigherriskshouldtalktotheirdoctoraboutbeginningscreeningsatanearlierageormorefrequently.Currentrecommen-dationscallforacolonoscopyevery10years.Subsequentexamsarebasedonriskfac-torsincludingpriorhistoryofcoloncancerorpolyps.Acolonoscopyisconsideredoneofthemostimportantscreeningtestsbecauseital-lowsyourhealthcareprovidertoexaminetheentirerectumandcolonusingathinexiblelightedinstrumentcalledacolonoscope.Duringthepro-cedurethedoctorlooksforanyabnormalitiesincludingpolypswhichcanberemovedusingaspecialinstrument.Thedoctoralsocantakeabi-opsywhichisatissuesamplethatcanbeexaminedfurtherforanytracesofcancer.Patientsarecomfortablysedatedforacolonoscopywhichusuallyonlytakes15-30minutes.Priortothescreen-ingpatientsmustcleansethecoloncompletely.Whilethepreparationperiodandproceduretaketimeandef-fortyoullbeabletoresumenormalactivitiesthenextday.Aexiblesigmoidoscopyissimilartoacolonoscopyexcepttheinstrumentusedissmallerandisonlyabletolookattherectumandlowercolon.Whilethepreparationsforthisscreeningarelessthoroughcomparedtoacolonoscopytheremaybeadisadvantageonlythelowercolonisexam-inedwhichmeansanypolypslocatedintheuppercoloncouldgoundiagnosed.Ahigh-sensitivityfecaloccultbloodtestisusedtodetectcolorectalcancer.Thistestinvolvestheexamina-tionofstoolsamplesusuallyfromthreedifferentbowelmovements.Whilethereisnopreparationthistestcannotdetectpolypsandifanab-normalityisfoundadditionaltestingmaybeneeded.DontwaituntilitstoolateColorectalcancercanbepreventedwithregularscreeningswhicharewellworththetimeandeffort.Dontwaituntilyouhavesymptomstotalktoadoctor.Ifyouoryourlovedoneisover50oratanincreasedrisktalktoyourdoctortodayaboutschedulingascreening.Itcouldsaveyourlife.SourceAmericanCancerSocietyThisinformationismeantforeducationalpurposesonlyandshouldnotbeconsideredspecicmedicaladvice.PhysicianisamemberofPartnersPhysicianGroupQUITSMOKINGAkronGeneralispleasedtooffercommunityresidentsaFREEsix-sessionsmokingcessationclassusingtheAmericanLungAssociationsFreedomfromSmokingprogram.TaughtbyTobaccoTreatmentSpe-cialists.WhenTuesdaysMarch24-April28additionalclassontheThursdayofthefourthweekTime5307p.m.WhereEdwinShawRehabilitationStaffDevelopmentClassroom405TallmadgeRoadCuyahogaFallsCostFreeCallus330-344-AGMC2462CARDIACHEALTHHYPERTENSIONHELPKathyWoodRNBSNwillpresentwaystocontrolandpreventhyper-tensionhighbloodpressure.Any-onewhohasbeendiagnosedwithhypertensionorhasafamilyhistoryofheartdiseaseiswelcome.WhenMarch19Time6-7p.m.WhereLodiCommunityHospitalCardiacRehabSuite225ElyriaSt.LodiCostFreeCallus330-948-5502HOWRITUALSHELPTHEGRIEVINGRitualsthatheldmeaninginlifecanbeusedforcontinuedsupportandencouragementthroughthejourneyofgrief.Sessiongivesgrieversachancetosharetheirownritualsaswellastodiscovernewones.WhenMarch11Time2-330p.m.WhereHospiceofVisitingNurseServiceJustinT.RogersCareCenter3358RidgewoodRoadCopleyCostFreeCallus330-668-4662YourHealthCalendarContinuedfrompageD1HEALINGJOURNEYSUPPORTGROUPFocusonrebuildinglifeafterthedeathofalovedoneandincorporatehope.Helpnor-malizethegriefexperiencethroughsharingwithothersfacingsimilarchallenges.WhenThursdaysMarch26-April30Time2-4p.m.or6-8p.m.WhereHospiceofVisitingNurseServiceJustinT.RogersCareCenter3358Ridge-woodRoadCopleyCostFreeCallus330-668-4662BABYCAREFORBEGINNERSExpectantparentsgrandparentsandotherscanpracticefeedingbathingdiaperingswaddlingandholdingababy.Alsolearnaboutsafetyhomepreparationandwhentocallthedoctor.WhenMarch8or19Time6-9p.m.WhereAkronGeneralMedicalCenter1AkronGeneralAve.AkronCost35percoupleCallus330-344-BABY2229Onlineakrongeneral.orgwelcomebabyContinuedfrompageD1Yield2-4servingsINGREDIENTS1cupquinoa1bunchkale1cupsunowerseeds1cupdriedcranberries2oranges1lemon2tablespoonshoney13cupextravirginoliveoil13cupapplecidervinegarINSTRUCTIONSSoakquinoaovernightanddraininmorning.Boil2cupsofwaterandaddquinoa.Bringtosimmerandcookfor20minutesoruntilwaterisabsorbed.Whilequinoaiscookingremoveleavesofkalefromstemandripintotinypieces.NoteItisveryimportantthatkaleistornintobite-sizedpiecesandmassagedthoroughlyotherwiserawkalecanbedifculttochew.Putkaleatbottomofabowlandpourhotquinoadirectlyontoptoslightlywiltleaves.Addcranberriesandsunowerseedsandmixtogether.Zestoneorangeandlemonthencombinewithjuiceofbothorangesjuiceoflemonhoneyoliveoilandapplecidervinegar.Mixtogetherandpouroverquinoadish.KALEANDQUINOASALADWITHCRANBERRIESRecipebyTaraCook-LittmankaleandquinoasaladwithcranerriesFromthebookTheNon-GMOCookbookRecipesandAdviceforaNon-GMOLifestylebyMeganWestgateCourtneyPineau.ReprintedbyarrangementwithSkyhorsePublishing.PhotgraphybyAbigailGehringandTimothyLawrenceLift-chairsstartingatonly609www.pacemedicalsupply.comWespecializeincustompetiteextratallandbariatriclift-chairsupto700-lb.capacityinstock3573CopleyRd.CopleyCircle330-665-1085TollFree866-831-5288OpenMonday-Friday9am-5pmScootersstartingatonly799WeserviceeverythingwesellOhiosPremierLiftChairDealerPACEMEDICALHealthcareQA311718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KnudsonJewelersTriCountyPlaza1500CantonRd.Akron44312330-784-7431EverySecondCountsInAMedicalEmergency...MedicAwareJewelryIsThereToHelp.WecarryseveraltypesofmedicawarebraceletsnecklacesandIDTagsforMenandWomen.Wealsoprovidecustomengravingservicesfortheseandotherjewelry.Thereislimitedtimeduringamedicalemergencydontleaveanythingtoguesswork.WhatisdiabetesDiabetesisadiseaseinwhichyourbodyeitherdoesnotmakeinsulinormakesitbutdoesnotuseitwell.Insu-linisahormonethatconvertsglucosesugarintoenergy.Glucosecomesfromthefoodsyoueat.Withoutinsulinthelevelsofglucoseinyourbloodgettoohigh.Overtimehavingtoomuchglucoseinyourbloodcancauseserioushealthproblems.Diabetescancauseheartdiseasestrokeanddamagetoyoureyeskidneysandnerves.Diabetesmayevencausetheneedtoremovealimbamputation.InfactaccordingtotheAmericanDiabetesAssocia-tionabout60percentofnon-traumaticamputationsofthelegsandfeetamongpeopleage20yearsorolderhappentopeoplewhohavediabetes.Whatisthedifferenceinprediabetestype1diabetesandtype2diabetesType1diabetesisusuallydiagnosedinchildrenandyoungadults.Itiswhenyourbodydoesnotmakeinsulin.Only5percentofpeoplewithdiabeteshavethisformofthedisease.Type2diabetesisthemorecommontypeofdiabetes.95percentofpeoplewithdia-beteshavetype2.Withtype2diabetesyourbodymakesinsulinbutdoesnotuseitwell.Withoutenoughinsulinglucosestaysinyourblood.Type2diabetesalmostalwaysstartsasprediabetes.Prediabetesiswhenyourbloodglucoselevelsarehigh-erthannormalbutnothighenoughtobediagnosedwithdiabetes.86millionpeopleintheUnitedStateshavepredia-betes.ThatismorethanoneoutofthreeadultsThegoodnewsisthatifyoundoutyouhaveprediabetesyoucantakestepstopreventordelaydevelopingtype2diabetes.TrytheseideasIncreaseyourphysicalactiv-ity.Talktoyourdoctororhealthprovidertoseewhatexercisesaresafeforyou.Eathealthyfoodsandcon-trolyourportionsizes.Cutbackonfriedfoodsandeatmorefruitsandvegetables.Loseweight.Losingjust5to7percentofyourbodyweightcancutyourriskofdevelop-ingdiabetesinhalf.Makesureyougetenoughsleep.Thisaffectsyourbodysabilitytouseinsulineffec-tively.Quitsmoking.AccordingtotheCentersforDiseaseCon-trolandPreventionCDCsmokersare30to40percentmorelikelytodeveloptype2diabetesthannonsmokers.Andpeoplewithdiabeteswhosmokearemorelikelythannonsmokerstohavetroublewithinsulindosingandcontrollingtheirdisease.Whatarethesignsandsymp-tomsofdiabetesEarlydetectionandtreat-mentofdiabetescandecreasetheriskofdevelopingthecomplicationsofdiabetes.Howevermanypeoplemaynothaveanysignsorsymp-tomsofdiabetes.Orthesymptomsmaybesomildtheydonotnoticethem.Commonsymptomsofdiabe-tesareUrinatingoftenFeelingverythirstyFeelingveryhungryeventhoughyouareeatingExtremetirednessBlurryvisionCutsorbruisesthatareslowtohealWeightlosseventhoughyouareeatingmoretype1diabetesTinglingpainornumbnessinthehandsorfeettype2diabetesDontwaituntilitistoolate.Findoutnowifyouhaveprediabetesandareatriskfordevelopingtype2diabetes.AmericanDiabetesAssocia-tionAlertDayisaone-daywake-upcallaskingtheAmericanpublictotaketheDiabetesRiskTesttondoutiftheyareatriskfordevelop-ingtype2diabetes.AlertDaywilltakeplaceonTuesdayMarch242015.TheDiabetesRiskTestaskssevensimplequestionsaboutweightagefamilyhistoryandotherriskfactorsforpre-diabetesortype2diabetes.Thetestgivespreventivetipstoeveryonewhotakesit.Italsoencouragesthoseathighrisktotalkwiththeirdoctororhealthprovider.Dr.RobertRzewnickiByDr.RobertRzewnickiChiefMedicalOfcerMedicalMutualofOhioAMERICANDIABETESASSOCIATIONALERTDAYMARCH25Increaseyourphysicalactivity.Talktoyourdoctororhealthprovidertoseewhatexercisesaresafeforyou.AsweapproachAmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDaylaterthismonthonMarch25chancesareprettygoodthatyouorsomeoneyouknowhasdiabetes.AccordingtotheAmericanDiabetesAssociationas2014cametoacloseap-proximately30millionchildrenandadultshavediabetesintheUnitedStates.AlthoughAlertDayisaone-dayeventtheDiabetesRiskTestisavailableyear-round.Findthetestathttpwww.diabetes.orgare-you-at-riskdiabetes-risk-test.3113876Miracle-EarCenterNortonGreenridgePlaza3725Cleve-Mass.RoadNortonOH44203330706-0446miracle-ear-norton.comMiracle-EarCenterKent-Ravenna2637StateRt.59RavennaOH44266330297-7666miracle-ear-ravenna.comMiracle-EarCenterCanton4351DresslerRd.NWCantonOH44718330305-1859miracle-ear-cantonoh.comMiracle-EarCenterTallmadge161NorthwestAveSuite101TallmadgeOH44278330633-4890miracle-ear-akronoh.comMiracle-EarCenterFairlawn2950W.MarketStreetSuiteLFairlawnOH44333330855-1660miracle-ear-fairlawn.comDr.GregoryC.LucasD.C.AkronLaserCenterTallmadgeChiropractic168EastAvenueTallmadgeOH44278330-633-1909dc1st.comAUDIOLOGYHEALTHCAREDIRECTORYDr.JamesGeorgeDDSDr.MarkGrucellaDDSFICORidgewoodOfce620RidgewoodCrossingDr.AkronOH44333330-733-7911akronbestdentist.comLakemoreOfce1500CantonRdAkronOH44312330-733-7911akronbestdentist.comCantonOfce4227WestTuscarawasSt.CantonOH44708330-454-7700akronbestdentist.comRaymondP.BermeaMDFairlawnInternalMedicineUniversityHospitalsFairlawnHealthCenter3800EmbassyParkwaySuite240FairlawnOH44333330.666.9002UHhospitals.orgFairlawnAcmeFreshMarketWestAkron1835W.MarketSt.330-867-2740acmestores.compharmacyAc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www.thegablesseniorliving.com3260KentRd.StowRt.592blockswestofRt.91330-688-7808OVER30QUALITYBRANDSARCHSUPPORTSSASNEWBALANCEDREWSASNEWBALANCEDREWvioNiCARAvoNRoCKPoRTDUNHAMTRoTTERSFLoRSHEiMCLARKLongsShoeswww.longsshoes.comComfortShoesHeadquartersSince1969SOREFEETWECANHELP3117079vioNiCARAvoNRoCKPoRTRoCKYDUNHAMFLoRSHEiMCLARKThereisnoonefooddrinkpillormachinethatisthekeytoachievingoptimalhealth.Apersonsoveralldailyroutineiswhatismostimportant.ThatiswhyaspartofNationalNutritionMonth2015theAcademyofNutritionandDieteticsurgeseveryonetoBiteintoaHealthyLifestyle.EachMarchtheAcademyencouragesAmericanstoreturntothebasicsofhealth-fuleatingthroughNationalNutritionMonth.Thisyearsthemeencouragesconsum-erstoadoptahealthylifestylethatisfocusedonconsum-ingfewercaloriesmakinginformedfoodchoicesandgettingdailyexerciseinordertoachieveandmaintainahealthyweightreducetheriskofchronicdiseaseandpromoteoverallhealth.AhealthylifestyleonebasedonregularphysicalactivityandaneatingpatternchosentomeetindividualnutrientneedswithincalorielimitsisvitaltomaintaininggoodhealthandqualityoflifesaidregistereddietitiannutritionistandAcademyPresidentSonjaConnor.ThisyearsBiteintoaHealthyLifestylethemegivesconsumersaneasyreminderthatachievingoptimalhealthisnotaboutaspecicfoodortimeoryearbutratheralife-longcommitmentthatleavesplentyoftimeforthefoodsandactivitieswelove.TheAcademystrivestocommunicatehealthfuleatingmessagesthatemphasizebalancingfoodandbever-ageswithinanindividualsenergyneedsratherthanfocusingonanyonespecicfoodormeal.TothisenditistheAcademyspositionthatimprovingoverallhealthrequiresalifelongcommit-menttohealthfullifestylebehaviorsemphasizingsus-tainableandenjoyableeatingpracticesanddailyphysicalactivity.Thekeyisdeterminingthelifestylebalancethatpro-videsthebodywhatitneedswhilestillallowingroomforthefoodsandactivitiesweenjoymostConnorsaid.Thisiswheretheexpertiseofregistereddietitiannutri-tionistsplayssuchakeyrole.RDNsworkwithconsumerstondbalanceandcreatesustainableeatingandphysi-calactivityplansthatttheirtastesandroutines.Initiatedin1973asaweek-longeventNationalNutritionWeekbecameamonth-longobservancein1980inresponsetogrowingpublicinterestinnutrition.Tocommemoratethededicationofregistereddietitiannutritionistsastheleadingadvocatesforad-vancingthenutritionalstatusofAmericansandpeoplearoundtheworldthesecondWednesdayofeachMarchiscelebratedasRegisteredDietitianNutritionistDay.ThisyearRegisteredDieti-tianNutritionistDaywillbecelebratedMarch11.AspartofthispubliceducationcampaigntheAcademysNationalNutritionMonthwebsiteincludesavarietyofhelpfultipsgamespromotionaltoolsandeduca-tionalresourcesalldesignedtospreadthemessageofgoodnutritionbasedontheBiteintoaHealthyLifestyletheme.MARCHISNATIONALNUTRITIONMONTHTHEACADEMYOFNUTRITIONANDDIETETICSENCOURAGESEVERYONETOBITEINTOAHEALTHYLIFESTYLEwww.acmestores.com