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Good Carbs, Bad Carbs: Is Fruit Bad For Your Health?

You turn on the TV and there’s a slick talk show host promising dramatic weight loss results if you stop eating grapes. You click on a link while surfing the internet, and suddenly a pop-up suggests that you’ll drop those last 10 pounds—if you never eat bananas again. Seemingly healthy fruits have suddenly become the […]

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Surprising Risk Factors For Diabetes: Your Child’s School and It’s Policies

Obesity and type 2 diabetes in children has been on the rise. You might be surprised to find that school policies can put kids at risk for obesity and diabetes. SOURCE: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Obesity and Diabetes Here are 4 questions to look into about your child’s school: 1. Does the school […]

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Managing Your Diabetes: Carbohydrates

  Nutrition is a very important key to living a happy and healthy life with diabetes. But, we know you might have some questions about how the foods you eat impact you. There are three main nutrients found in the food we eat that provide us with calories; they are carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Carbohydrates […]

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Gestational Diabetes: What Every Woman Needs to Know

What is Gestation diabetes? Gestational diabetes is one of the most common medical complications, occurring in nearly 200,000 US pregnancies each year. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) refers to diabetes that develops during pregnancy. The pregnant woman’s body is unable to properly use her insulin which results in high blood sugars. Why did I not have […]

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Healthy Meals and Snacks

Food is important. The food choices you make each day will not only affect your health today, but in the future as well. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in obesity, poor eating habits, and chronic diseases. However, most people are still unconcerned or unaware of how food affects their health—paying little […]

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