Tag: diabetes control

How A1C Test Helps Detect, Manage Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day falls on March 27 this year. The annual observance by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) sounds a warning...

March 27, 2018

Roundup: Flu Season Off to a Busy...

Early signs point to a rough 2017-2018 flu season, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting...

December 8, 2017

Controlling Diabetes: One Young Woman’s Success Story

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis from her primary care physician shocked Kay Nurse when she was in her 30s. Although...

November 29, 2017

Broccoli Reasserts Its Super-Food Status

Move over kale, you’ve been getting too much attention as a “super food” lately. Broccoli is taking center stage again...

July 18, 2017

A Simple Scan Determines ‘Body Fat Composition’...

The most complete and precise analysis of your so-called “body fat composition” can be realized with a 10-to-15-minute scan that...

January 16, 2017

When Diabetes and Depression Merge

One third of people with diabetes also have major depression or clinically significant symptoms of the mood disorder, according to...

December 6, 2016

‘We Really Are What We Eat’: Benefits...

“Those nutrients that we eat from the foods we choose directly impact our blood pressure, our blood sugar and our...

October 13, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

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