Now that you are done with your holiday shopping for your loved ones and your secret Santa obligations, how about giving a holiday gift to yourself?
The greatest gift you can give yourself is the gift of health.
Since my last post two weeks ago, I have spoken to three adults affected by medical conditions that can be avoided.
One person revealed that he was diagnosed with diabetes. Another had begun taking daily medicine for high blood pressure. The third recently had surgery for polyps following a colonoscopy examination.
All three conditions often are preventable through healthy living and regular visits to a medical provider.
The first and most important step toward staying healthy is an annual physical exam. The end of the year is a great time to make plans to have this done.
The only reason that Santa Claus can keep coming to town is that he gets an annual physical and he logs on to livewellnebraska.com for tips on living well!