Ain’t nothing sweet about “the sugars”

Ain’t nothing sweet about “the sugars”

by Pam Coyle Actor Halle Berry, politician Mike Huckabee, chef Paula Deen, Randy Jackson, actor Tom Hanks, rocker Bret Michaels. Which celebrity doesn’t fit with the others?   If you picked any of the six, you’d be wrong. All have Type 2 diabetes. All have what older...
Get Outdoors and Start Moving

Get Outdoors and Start Moving

By Pam Coyle I sit too much. I blame work and Netflix. Sitting too much has some serious consequences, as researchers have discovered. People who sit for long periods – whether in front of the television, computer or steering wheel – significantly increase...

Red Meat Linked To Premature Death

From the Washington Post: THE QUESTION Eating red meat is associated with a greater risk of developing such chronic diseases as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer. But is it also associated with a higher mortality rate? THIS STUDY analyzed data...

What Health Screenings Do Women Need and Why?

Why is it necessary to get certain preventative health screenings? In order to live your healthiest life (and therefore enjoy life even more!) you need to make sure you stay healthy. Women make 80% of all healthcare decisions for their family. If the woman in the...

Ask an Expert: Laura Harris on Diabetes

Have a question for our experts? This line is open until Friday, January 28th. Laura will then answer the top questions and we’ll post the answers right here. Q: Who is at Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?   People with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and/or...