Did you know that 1 out of every 3 deaths in the United States is linked to cardiovascular or heart disease, making it the No.1 cause of death in the US? Cardiovascular disease is one of women’s greatest health threats and individuals with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of heart disease. We want... Continue Reading →
Want to make 2019 your healthiest year yet? Adopt these daily habits that make living healthy simple.
Most Popular Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Chip Cookies: 110 calories each Gingerbread Cookies: 158 calories each Sugar Cookies With Decorative Icing: 65 calories each Linzer Cookies: 85 calories each Snickerdoodle Cookies: 182 calories each Gingersnap Cookies: 121 calories each Rugelach Cookies: 97 calories each With all of the holiday parties this season, you’re bound to come... Continue Reading →
It's cold outside and winter weather can sometimes make working out seem less than desirable. Although you may want to stay snuggled up in your warm bed, winter shouldn’t be a time that your fitness plans hibernate. With the right attitude, winter can be a great opportunity to mix up your routine and get creative... Continue Reading →
It’s time to roll out your yoga mat and discover the ancient discipline of breath control, meditation, and movement that has hooked people seeking health and relaxation around the world for thousands of years. The beauty of yoga is that you don’t have to be a yogi to reap the benefits. Whoever you are, whatever... Continue Reading →
Before starting any new activity or exercise routine, check in with your doctor or Care Team. Don’t be shy to mention the kickboxing or that Zumba class you’ve always wanted to try! Your Care Team will provide safe exercise and preparation guidance specific to your needs. Step 1: Check your blood glucose level before and... Continue Reading →
Charlene Albrecht, senior executive assistant and a Cone Health employee of 12 years, had her first experience with type 2 diabetes (T2D) 26 years ago. She was pregnant with her first daughter when her doctor diagnosed her with gestational diabetes. It is not uncommon for women with gestational diabetes to give birth to larger babies,... Continue Reading →
We could all use a stellar night’s sleep. Whether you’re stressed out, sore, or dealing with chronic pain, stretching right before you climb into bed can provide you with some restful sleep. If you feel tight and stiff at night, you’re definitely not alone. Our bodies hold onto tension throughout the day. Stretching not only... Continue Reading →