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April 1st, 2022
Diabetes is a serious disease that affects people of all ages, requiring careful monitoring of blood sugar, heart health, and long-term diabetes complications. For seniors, however, managing diabetes demands more attention, as the risks for…

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March 15th, 2022
Let’s eat right with less salt! Most of us consume more than we realize, and you may be surprised to learn the majority of our salt or sodium intake does not come from the salt shaker. Even bread and cereals have added sodium, with some…

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March 1st, 2022
It’s always time for healthy eating! But in the month of March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) celebrates National Nutrition Month, to broaden awareness and bring healthy eating back into focus. It is increasingly important this…

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February 14th, 2022
WHAT IS PRE-DIABETES? One in three adults has pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal but below those meeting the criteria for diabetes. It occurs when the pancreas does not produce…

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February 1st, 2022
February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association (AHA) stresses the importance of heart health, especially this year as Covid-19 quarantines have led many to unhealthy habits such as increased alcohol intake and reduced physical…

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January 17th, 2022
With the beginning of a new year, many of us set out with resolutions to improve our health by losing weight, starting an exercise program, or both. Over the past year, teleworking and spending more time behind a desk or computer, have accentuated…

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January 7th, 2022
If you like to dine out, there’s no need to deny yourself if you have diabetes. The goal is to stick with your diabetes meal plan, as much as possible, while still enjoying yourself and your meal. Remember that consistency is key when it…

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December 15th, 2021
Food plays a central role in many celebrations, particularly at holiday time when we tend to eat richer foods and often larger portions. Additionally, party spreads are often buffet-style, encouraging grazing and making it easier to lose track of…

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