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Know Your Diabetes Risk: November is Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and 1 out of 4 don’t know they have diabetes. Those are sobering statistics because the risk of death for adults with diabetes is 50% higher than for adults without diabetes. Knowing the prevalence and dangers of diabetes are compelling incentives to schedule an […]

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How to Fit 150 Minutes of Exercise Into Your Busy Week

For those with demanding work schedules and chaotic family life, fitting in the time to exercise each week can easily become neglected over time. Studies show that just 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per week can lead to improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, medication dosages, and quality of sleep. One of the […]

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9 Strategies for Work-Life Balance

When you hear the phrase “work-life balance,” do you laugh and wonder how that “balance” is actually achieved? You have a work life and you have a home life. And if you’re like many people, it’s often difficult prioritizing and keeping them apart. But studies show that a poor work-life balance can result in unhealthy […]

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Sugar Shakeup

Sugar breaks down to glucose and is your body’s main source of energy. However, consuming too much sugar is associated with health complications such as weight gain, heart disease, and diabetes. Sugar occurs naturally in foods such as fruits, dairy products, grains, and starchy vegetables. It is also frequently added to snack foods and processed […]

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Heart Scan

According to the American Heart association someone in the United States has a heart attack every 40 seconds. A heart attack occurs when the heart muscle doesn’t receive enough blood flow resulting in damage to the heart muscle. Making healthy lifestyle choices such as exercising regularly and eating a diet low in saturated fat can […]

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