Many serious diseases run in families, including diabetes. Talking about health history with your family may make all the difference when it comes to preventing type 2 diabetes. If you have a mother, father, brother or sister with type 2 diabetes, you are at risk. Read more…
Anyone ordering fast food or eating at restaurants has probably noticed that food portions have gotten larger. Some portions are available to “super size”, while others have simply grown in size and…
Heart health month isn’t just about awareness but also about providing some simple solutions.
Just in time for American Heart Month, the American Heart Association has introduced “My Life Check”, a personalized heart score and a custom plan using seven simple steps (the “Simple Seven”) to help you start improving your heart health.
The article titled “Trends in Quality-Adjusted Life-Years Lost Contributed by Smoking and Obesity” really boils down to this: Obesity is equal or has surpassed smoking as a contributor to illness and the shortening of healthy life.
As parents, one of our most crucial responsibilities is to create independent adults. Too often however, we leave some of the most fundamental teachings until the very last minute.
If you are ready to recommit yourself to managing your diabetes here are recommendations you should consider which are supported by all the major health organizations including the American Diabetes Association.
So what is the right approach to setting those New Years resolutions? Here are a few tips that may help you achieve success this year.
Brian Wansink is the Sherlock Holmes of food, discovering one reason after another how our food world drives us to eat. We would each do well, the nation would do well, to be mindful of what he recommends.
“In light of the sheer magnitude of costs associated with diabetes, policymakers and the public need to understand how these costs will change over the next decades and how new policies may alter these trends in costs.”
As moms, our lives pretty much revolve around the kitchen. If we’re not cooking one meal, we’re cooking another – or cleaning up after it, anyway. Meanwhile, our kids are begging for attention. That, of course, mostly causes frustration – theirs and ours.