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How To Stay On Track For the Holidays

Complete this sentence: You know the holidays are here when … You might give any of these as an answer: There are not enough hours in your day You have to put off exercising because of any number of reasons You are attending too many parties and eating too much of what you should not […]

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Follow these COVID-19 Tips For A Safe Holiday

We all look forward to the Thanksgiving holidays when we can relax and enjoy ourselves with friends and family, but with COVID-19 still hanging around and only approximately 59% of the population fully vaccinated, there are some concerns about how we should be spending the holidays. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has […]

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Take A Stand For Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. This year the American Diabetes Association has come up with the slogan We Stand Greater Than. What is this supposed to mean? But before we get to that, let us look at this chronic condition and how it impacts us all. What is diabetes? According to the CDC, “diabetes is […]

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Mid-week Health News Roundup

How cycling helps reduce diabetes Are you looking for an easy form of exercise to help you control diabetes, lose weight and improve heart health? Then pull out that bicycle that has been gathering dust in the attic or the garage, grab your helmet and take a spin around the block. In a study published […]

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Friday Foodie: Pecan Zucchini Bread

If you are a diabetic, you have probably heard that you should stay away from bread as much as possible; however, not all bread is created equal. The recipe below is for a bread that is not only healthy, but contains fiber that can help with weight loss and improve insulin sensitivity. Zucchini health benefits: […]

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How Hard Is It To Reach Your Health Goals

With the end of 2021 almost in sight, you are probably looking at the past nine months and wondering what you have accomplished. If, like a lot of people, you don’t think you have much to shout about, then you may have to rethink what you need to do to reach your health goals in […]

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4 Reasons Why You May Feel Dizzy

If you suffer from type 2 diabetes and sometimes feel dizzy or lightheaded, there may be several reasons, some of which may require you to see your doctor. What you should know about your A1c Low blood sugar – hypoglycemia or blood sugar that falls below the healthy range. According to the  American Diabetes Association […]

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Friday Foodie: Honey Mustard Chicken Wings

Who doesn’t love chicken wings? Summer is coming to a close, but you may still be able to enjoy the great outdoors with friends for a while yet. If the weather does not permit, you can serve these delicious chicken wings for dinner or at some indoor gathering. Chicken, as you know, is a great […]

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What You Should Know About Your A1C

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be familiar with the term A1C. It is the result of your average blood sugar for the past two or three months. The test, which is done for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, is sometimes called the hemoglobin A1C or HbA1C. Why is the test done? […]

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Friday Foodie: Chicken and Bok Choy Stir Fried

Are you looking for ways to incorporate more vegetables into your diet? One way is to combine vegetables with meat into a one-pot meal that is quick and healthy. A good choice is bok choy, a cruciferous, leafy green vegetable commonly used in Asian cuisine. Bok choy, also called pat choi, has many health benefits, […]