Diabetes prevention

Sit at work all day? Easy ways to get moving!

June 2015
A growing body of research from different organizations—including the American Cancer Society—suggests that sitting for long periods of time is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity, and more...


Don't forget to schedule a well visit

May 2015
Visiting your health care provider for a well visit is a great way to take advantage of preventive services and medical advice to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.


Stay healthy when eating out

February 2015
Eating out is a fun thing to do with family and friends, and is sometimes necessary if you don’t have time to cook at home. If you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet, there are easy ways to make smart choices when dining out.


Stick with your New Year’s resolution to get healthy

January 2015
Is “improve my health” at the top of your New Year’s resolution list? Use the following tips and strategies to maximize your success...


How to create healthier holiday dishes

November 2014
As the holiday season approaches, you may be wondering how you can keep your health habits on track...


Managing stress can help you manage your diabetes

October 2014
In a modern world that moves at an increasingly fast pace, keeping stress levels low is an important part of our overall health...


What it means to be diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes

August 2014
Diabetes developed during pregnancy is called gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes occurs when insulin builds up in your body because it cannot be used correctly...


How to involve your family in understanding your diabetes diagnosis

June 2014
Diabetes—whether you have Type 1, Type  2, or gestational—requires proper treatment and management...


Diabetes myths debunked

June 2014
Think you know everything about diabetes? Think again! There are quite a few misconceptions out there about the disease. There are several types of diabetes—Type 1, Type 2, and gestational—and each have different symptoms and causes..


Living with diabetes: how to best manage Type 1 and Type 2

May 2014
Knowing how to properly manage your diabetes, whether you have Type 1 or Type 2, can ensure that you live a healthy and happy life...


Simple ways to be active every day

April 2014
It can be hard to find time in your busy day to lace up your sneakers and head to the gym, but the good news is there are ways you can make being more active throughout the day part of your routine...


Diabetes basics: what you need to know

March 2014
Educating yourself and your family about Diabetes is the first step to prevention. For those living with Diabetes, knowing how to properly manage the disease lets them live a healthier and longer life.   


How to prevent Type 2 Diabetes in children

March 2014
The number of children living with Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise, primarily due to the increased instances of obesity in younger generations. You can reduce your child’s risk of developing Diabetes...


Smart eating habits to help your heart and your mood

February 2014
Eating right is one of the smartest ways to protect yourself from heart disease and doing so is easier than you may think. Here are seven heart-healthy habits that are easy to adopt...


Adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle with five simple tips

January 2014
Keeping your heart healthy is important to your overall health. With five simple lifestyle changes, you can be on your way to improving your heart health.

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