wellness+ Articles

At Rite Aid, we want you to have the information you need to better manage your health and well-being . That’s why we provide wellness+ members with exclusive articles on a variety of topics, from how to prevent seasonal illnesses to what the latest medical news means to you. Check back each month to read the latest updates and learn to take control of your health.

Prescription Medication Drop Box at Danbury Police Station

Post Date: February 2018

How to Treat Gestational Diabetes

Post Date: January 2018  |  Category: Baby, Kids & Mom Diabetes Diet & Fitness

Pregnancy is a time of many changes, some of them expected and some maybe less so. One lesser-known change can occur when your placenta produces hormones that interfere with the regular function of insulin in your body. Insulin moves blood sugar from your bloodstream into your cells for energy, and when it can't do that, blood sugar can build up in your bloodstream. For about 9 percent of American women, it can build up too much and lead to gestational diabetes.

These 5 Easy Diabetic Recipes Will Make Dinner A Breeze

Post Date: January 2018  |  Category: Diabetes Diet & Fitness Health Tips Recipes

When you're watching your blood sugar, finding quick diabetes-friendly dinner recipes can seem like a challenge—but it doesn't have to be. Building a collection of easy diabetes recipes can help you get a healthy meal on the table fast, no matter how hectic your schedule is. Try these five quick dinner options for better blood sugar control without the hours spent in the kitchen.

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