wellness+ Articles

At Rite Aid, we want you to have the wellness resources and health information you need to better manage your health and well-being . That’s why we provide wellness+ members with exclusive health, wellness, and beauty 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.

Managing Spring and Fall Allergies With Diabetes

Post Date: October 2018  |  Category: Allergies Diabetes Health Tips Medicine

Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is a very common condition affecting an estimated 40 to 60 million Americans. While some triggers like dust mites and pet hair persist throughout the year, spring and fall allergies worsen during specific pollen seasons. In many places in the United States, spring allergies kick in as early as February and linger until the beginning of the summer. Fall allergies tend to start in August and can continue through November.

5 Most Important Vaccines For People With Diabetes

Post Date: October 2018  |  Category: Diabetes Immunizations

Staying healthy with diabetes involves more than just the daily management of your blood sugar. People living with diabetes can sometimes face a higher risk of acute illness and complications, including preventable illnesses, which makes diabetes vaccine recommendations especially important.

Diabetes and Oral Care: Tips for People With Diabetes

Post Date: September 2018  |  Category: Diabetes Oral Care

While it's not always the first thing that comes to mind when you consider managing the condition, diabetes and oral care share an important connection. Checking your blood sugar and taking your medication are routine elements of your diabetes care, but what about brushing your teeth?

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