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Category: Diabetes

Jul 10, 2017

Stand while working!

Standing while studying, working, reading … good for children and adults to learn, work and be healthier! I think we would all agree, technology is a wonderful thing. However, like all good things, it comes at a price. Students and workers alike are suffering from the many physical effects of sitting for too many hours. […]

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Nov 28, 2016

National Diabetes Month: Part 2 of 2

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH: Part 2 of 2  10 Tips to Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally November is National Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 23.6 million adults and children, 7.8% of the population in the United States, have diabetes. Unfortunately, one-third of these people are not aware that they have […]

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Nov 21, 2016

National Diabetes Month: Part 1 of 2

Co Author: Nicole Marianelli, 2nd year medical student The Commonwealth Medical College  This column is a monthly feature of “Health & Exercise Forum” in association with the students and faculty of The Commonwealth Medical College.  Nicole Marianelli is a second-year medical student at The Commonwealth Medical College. A native of Old Forge, Nicole plans to […]

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Nov 30, 2015

Diabetes Part 2: Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH Part 2 of 2 10 Tips to Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally November is National Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 23.6 million adults and children, 7.8% of the population in the United States, have diabetes. Unfortunately, one-third of these people are not aware that they have […]

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Nov 23, 2015

Diabetes : Part 1 of 2

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH  Part I of II November is National Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 23.6 million adults and children, 7.8% of the population in the United States, have diabetes. Unfortunately, one-third of these people are not aware that they have the disease. Moreover, the Center for Disease Control […]

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Jan 21, 2013

Studies Show that Sitting is Unhealthy

Mim Joseph, a librarian retired from the North Pocono School District, is someone whom I have held in high regard for many years. She has been retired from her career for many years but has not retired from life…she is open-minded, intellectually curious and reads incessantly. She remains active despite some recent health issues and […]

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Jan 23, 2012

Exercise and Foot Ulcers: Happy Feet Through Exercise

Guest Columnist: Janet Caputo, PT, DPT, OCS New research has found that exercise may help in the prevention of foot ulcers. Foot ulcers, while originally appearing as small and benign, often lead to one of the most serious problems in people with diabetes, amputation. Prevention is essential and understanding the risk factors and causes of […]

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Nov 8, 2010

Diabetes: 10 Tips to Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally. Part 2 of 2

While medications are effective in maintaining blood sugar levels, for those who are borderline, there are effective ways to lower your blood sugar naturally. Your physician will determine which treatment is most appropriate for your problem.

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Nov 1, 2010

Diabetes: An Overview for National Diabetes Month. Part 1 of 2

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 23.6 million adults and children, 7.8% of the population in the United States, have diabetes. Unfortunately, one-third of these people are not aware that they have the disease.

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May 7, 2009

Living With Diabetes: Definition, Causes, Treatment, and Exercise - Part 2

Exercise is a critical component of diabetes management. Studies show that pre-diabetics and type 2 diabetics can prevent or reverse their condition through diet and exercise. However, it is important that you do not jump into an extreme diet or exercise program without proper professional medical advice.

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