Heart Healthy Habits

Your heart works hard each day for you. Love your heart in return.  HABIT 1: NUTRITION. Meet with a registered dietitian to create a simple and healthy nutrition plan developed just for you to help manage your weight, glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure.  HABIT 2: ACTIVITY. Start a simple workout routine each day to strengthen your heart... Continue Reading →

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Your blood sugar changes throughout the day. Ever feel shaky, nervous, anxious, irritable or confused? Experience sweats, chills, increased heart rate, blurred vision, or tingling or numbness of the lips, tongue or cheeks? These are all symptoms of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Your body is signaling you to check your blood sugar. Why check? Because... Continue Reading →

Five BIG Reasons To Re-Think Sugar

Why re-think your sugar intake? Here are 5 great reasons: Pancreas OverdriveToo much sugar overworks your pancreas.Sugar HighSugar triggers your brain to release dopamine – the “feel good” hormone.  Over time, your brain requires more and more sugar to reach a “sugar high.”Spike & CrashRefined sugars (juices, sodas, and sports drinks) cause your blood sugar... Continue Reading →

Wellsmith

It’s easy to stay active and enjoy the financial and health benefits of Cone’s Wellsmith Program. Simply log your glucose, weight, steps and medications. Here is a quick summary of the program: Goal: Collaborate to achieve your best health. Benefits: Provide reduced health premiums and zero or low-cost medications and supplies. Qualification Status: Active Engagement.... Continue Reading →

Stay Healthy This Season

The winter holidays are the busiest time of the year. Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the season distract you from taking care of yourself. Are you or someone you know experiencing common health issues like: Upper Respiratory Infection, Sinus Symptoms, Cough, Flu, Nausea & Vomiting, Urinary Symptoms, Burns, Diarrhea, Heartburn or others? No... Continue Reading →

Gratitude Matters

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Traditionally, a holiday to celebrate the harvest and blessings of the past year, Thanksgiving is a day dedicated to expressing gratitude. So, why stop at one day? Did you know feeling grateful boosts happiness and improves physical and psychological health – even for those struggling with mental health issues?... Continue Reading →

Discouraged with Diabetes?

Studies show that attitude and mindset strongly influence your confidence in managing your health and achieving health goals. Positive affirmations, positive self-talk, is a simple strategy to overcome discouragement and doubt. It may seem weird at first, but if you stick with it, there are benefits to gain. If you are feeling discouraged, or just... Continue Reading →

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