Keep your Diet on Track during the Holidays

The average American gains 1 pound between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Although this doesn’t sound like much, most people do not lose this weight when the holidays are over, and it begins to accumulate year after year. Even the most disciplined people can find it difficult to stick to their health routines during the holidays. … Continue reading Keep your Diet on Track during the Holidays

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day was created by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes across the globe. Diabetes, which is a group of conditions characterized by elevated blood glucose (sugar), affects over 30 million children and adults in the United States, … Continue reading World Diabetes Day

Men’s Health: Prostate Cancer & Suicide

Have you heard of "Movember" or "No shave November"? Each November, you may notice men growing out a mustache or beard to raise awareness about men's health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancers as well as suicide. Check out movember.com and no-shave.org for more information. Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among … Continue reading Men’s Health: Prostate Cancer & Suicide

National Diabetes Month

Today, 24 million Americans are living with diabetes and 57 million more are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. “Even though diabetes can seem overwhelming, there is support for every patient,” says Jackie Wilkinson, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. “It is my job to make sure that every patient gets the attention and care … Continue reading National Diabetes Month