Tag: prediabetes

Diabetes Alert Day: Find Out Now If...

When it comes to diabetes in the U.S., the rate of new cases has finally slowed, say U.S. public health...

March 28, 2017

Roundup: CDC Urges Zika Testing for Pregnant...

U.S. health officials are recommending Zika testing for all pregnant women who have recently spent time any amount of time...

October 21, 2016

Roundup: 300% Hike in Diabetes Worldwide, U.N....

In 2014, 8.5 percent of adults (422 million) in the world had diabetes, up from 4.7 percent or 108 million...

April 8, 2016

Diabetes: Find Out If You’re At Risk

On Diabetes Alert Day, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages everyone to take less than five minutes and answer seven...

March 22, 2016

Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in...

March 14, 2016

New Year’s Resolution: Controlling Diabetes (Video)

(Video: Clair Hefner, R.N., a certified-diabetes educator with the Diabetes Care Center at Mariners Hospital, offers tips for managing diabetes.)...

January 4, 2016

Watch Now: Tips for Prediabetes Prevention

More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, a condition that makes it much likelier for an individual to develop full-blown...

December 1, 2015

News Roundup: Daily Coffee Habit Linked to...

There's more good news about the effects of drinking a cup of java -- even consuming as many as five...

November 20, 2015

News Roundup: Sugary Drinks Linked to Higher...

A study of 42,000 Swedish men, over 12-year span, found that those who drank at least two sweetened beverages a...

November 6, 2015

Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management 101

What you don’t know about blood sugar management could hurt you, especially if you have diabetes or are at-risk of...

January 7, 2015

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Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

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#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...