Diabetes advocacy groups are praising the efforts of Congress following their renewal of funding for several diabetes initiatives. Earlier this week, lawmakers in Washington reauthorized the Special Diabetes Program.
Hemorrhoids (HEM-uh-roids), also called piles, are swollen and inflamed veins in your anus and lower rectum. Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy, among other causes.
Metacognition refers to the awareness of ones knowledge in different areas. The more comprehensive and accurate this metacognitive knowledge, the better one is able to reflect about his or her own actions and behaviors.