Tips for the Care of Your Diabetes

Leon Medical Centers’ Diabetes Center can educate you on managing your Diabetes so you too, can live a healthy life with disease. Continue reading

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Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease includes coronary artery diseases such as angina and myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack). Other CVDs include stroke, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, heart arrhythmia, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, carditis, aortic aneurysms, peripheral artery disease, thromboembolic disease, and venous thrombosis. Continue reading

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B vitamins

B vitamins are a class of water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism. Though these vitamins share similar names, research shows that they are chemically distinct vitamins that often coexist in the same foods. In general, dietary supplements containing all eight are referred to as a vitamin B complex. Continue reading

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Having Trouble Sleeping?

Insomnia occurs when you have trouble falling asleep, stay asleep, or wake up too early. As a result the older adult can fell tired during daytime. This sleep disorder occurs more frequently after age 70.  Some causes of insomnia are transitory, and you don’t have to be worried. Other causes, like depression, alcohol use, medication side effects, medical illness, and loss of some familiar o friend, deserves a more close attention. Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Diabetes Symptoms

Leon Medical Centers’ Diabetes Center can educate you on managing your Diabetes so you too, can live a healthy life with disease. Continue reading

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The League Against Cancer and Leon Medical Centers Hosted the 8th Annual “Silvia and Benjamin Leon Jr. Walkathon” Benefiting The League Against Cancer


Leon Medical Centers’ employees join together with the community as all participate in support of this worthy cause. Continue reading

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Healthy Tips: Barbecued Meat, Cell Phones and Smiles

Fried or barbecued meat and its relation to renal cancer

The way we cook meat may increase the risk of suffering from renal cancer based on a study conducted by Dr. Xifeng Wu, a professor at the MD Anderson Oncology Center’s Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas at Houston. Continue reading

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