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…
Frequent breaks to stretch and stand may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes for desk workers, couch potatoes and other people who sit for long amounts of time.
Frequent breaks to stretch and stand may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes for desk workers, couch potatoes and other people who sit for long amounts of time….
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.
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.
During the holiday season we often participate in pot-lucks or other gatherings where we prepare food at home and then transport and serve it at a party or event. It is important to keep food safety in mind in these situations to avoid ruining the holidays of our friends and loved ones with a case of food poisoning.
Type 2 Diabetes has tripled in the last 30 years, and much of the increase correlates to the dramatic upsurge in obesity. Currently sixty-one percent of the adult population is classified as overweight or obese with a parallel increase in overweight children and adolescents.