Dental Care Tips for Diabetic Patients

Diabetic patients, especially in after puberty and aging individuals, have greater chances of developing oral health problems such as tooth decay, fungal infections, salivary gland dysfunction, inflammatory skin disease, periodontal disease or taste impairment and thrush of the mouth.

However, the oral problems in diabetic patients can be prevented. Here are some tips on dental care for diabetic patients: Continue reading

Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center: Serving Chinese Elders in Boston

GBCGAC is a not-for-profit organization which was established in 1972. Its mission is to promote the general welfare of Asian elders. A comprehensive network of culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate programs and services assists elders with access to mainstream elder services and supports independent living. Services and programs provided by GBCGAC include Social Services, Nutrition, Adult/Social Day Care, Education and Recreation, Senior Community Service Employment, Serving Health Information Needs of Elders and more. Continue reading

Biomedical Advances of Autism 2012

The American Chinese Medical Exchange Society (ACMES) held its second conference of “Biomedical Advances of Autism 2012” at Mclean Hospital on August 26. It attracted about 150 participants, who are healthcare professionals and parents from the New England area and beyond. The informative full-day conference consisted of three panel discussions and a keynote speech by Dr.Martha Herbert, and was a great success. Continue reading