Items Tagged ‘Diabetes & Endocrine’

April 26, 2017

Defeat Diabetes Month

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

One in three people in the U.S. either has diabetes or is at risk for developing the disease. April is Defeat Diabetes Month, so what do you need to know about educating yourself and reducing your risk? For people affected by Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, Mayo Clinic recommends making a commitment to manage […]

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Tags: Aging Well, Diabetes & Endocrine, Healthy Living


November 28, 2016

Taste Success for American Diabetes Month

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

No matter the type, having diabetes means that you have too much glucose in your blood, and watching your diet is just something you have to do to help manage diabetes. But it doesn’t have to be hard, and Mayo Clinic has a ton of resources to help you taste success! Check out tips for creating […]

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September 26, 2016

Whole Grains Month

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

Did you know September is Whole Grains Month? It may seem strange that there’s an entire month devoted to whole grains, but it’s because these little grains pack a big punch and can do wonders for your health! They’ve been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers and other health problems. […]

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Tags: Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrine, Healthy Living, Heart & Blood Health


September 12, 2016

The Best Exercise for Arthritis, COPD, and Type 2 Diabetes

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

Everyone’s been told that exercise is a great way to lose weight, but even if you’re not trying to slim down, the benefits go far beyond just trimming your waistline. Certain exercises can help with diseases like COPD and type 2 diabetes. Mayo Clinic found that even strengthening your muscles help take pressure off the […]

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Tags: Bones Joints & Muscles, Diabetes & Endocrine


September 2, 2016

How Hot and Cold Weather Affects Your Blood Sugar

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

Weather can change in an instant, and if you live somewhere where it’s 40 degrees one day and 80 the next, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. But did you know that fluctuating temperatures also affect your blood sugar levels? Both hot and cold weather extremes have a negative impact on your body’s […]

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April 7, 2016

World Health Day: Type 2 Diabetes is on the Rise

By Kelsey Mohring Kelsey Mohring

By 2030, diabetes is predicted to be the 7th leading cause of death. That’s why this year’s World Health Day is dedicated to beating it. The good news is, there are things you can do to protect yourself! Healthy lifestyle choices can play a huge part in preventing diabetes—even if it runs in your family.

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December 2, 2015

Make calories count with a diabetic-friendly eating plan

By Rebecca McRoberts Rebecca McRoberts

Make your holiday calories count with these tips for diabetic-friendly eats. A registered dietitian can help you put together a holiday healthy eating plan to control your blood sugar.

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Tags: Diabetes & Endocrine