Happy American Heart Month! February is known for celebrating love through romantic gestures and all things heart - related, also a great reminder to take care of our own heart. This Valentine's Day, gift yourself a healthy heart and learn how to prevent heart disease: Be Heart-Smart: How To Prevent Heart Disease. Managing cholesterol early... Continue Reading →
Want to make 2019 your healthiest year yet? Adopt these daily habits that make living healthy simple.
Each new year brings a fresh start – what will you do with it? Did you plan to live your healthiest year yet, but may be falling behind? We believe you still can, and to help, we recommend you add these 5 smart health goals. 1.Set a goal and track it There’s a saying, “old... Continue Reading →
A simple way to know if your meal is balanced, and providing the nutrients you need, is to divide your plate in sections based on each food group's serving size. Here's an example to use for comparison at your next meal. Ask yourself, "are my meals balanced and full of nutrients?" "Is there anything I... Continue Reading →
A key to proper diabetes management is learning what impacts your blood sugars and how to avoid it. If you are experiencing high morning blood sugars, try these evening tips to keep sugars in range.
Regular foot checks are critical for preventing diabetes-related foot problems. This guide shows you what to look for and how to keep your feet healthy.
Chilled cocktails and beer on ice can be found at many summer and holiday events, and it can be tempting to overindulge. Before you reach for your favorite beverage, however, you may consider the type of alcohol you choose and how much you drink. The Side Effects Alcohol can lower and/or raise your blood sugars... Continue Reading →
The holiday season is also the peak flu and cold season. The sniffling and sneezing can be irksome for anyone, and having diabetes on top of that has ripple effects. The lowered immunity in diabetes puts you at high risk of serious flu complications. To make things worse, the sickness that comes with these viral... 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 →