General Health Jan|Feb 2019
More than 1 million people in the U.S. have heart attacks each year. Of the people who die from heart attacks, about half die within an hour of their first symptoms and before they reach the hospital. Know the warning symptoms!
Fitness Jan|Feb 2019
Major risk factors that increase a person’s risk for coronary heart disease in general and heart attack in particular that you can modify, treat, or control include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, tobacco smoke, obesity, and physical inactivity.
Nutrition Jan|Feb 2019
The vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Your body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly, but too much sodium is bad for your health. Excess sodium can increase your blood pressure and your risk for a heart disease and stroke. Together, heart disease and stroke kill more Americans each year than any other cause.
Nutrition Nov|Dec 2018
November is American Diabetes Month and also the start of the holiday season which can be challenging for people with diabetes trying to manage their meal plans.  The following tips will help you manage your blood sugar while enjoying the holiday festivities.
Fitness Nov|Dec 2018
If you have prediabetes, losing weight by eating healthy and being more active can cut your risk of getting type 2 diabetes in half.
Fitness Sept|Oct 2018
As kids are getting back to school, make sure to lighten the load so the backpack is no more than 10% of your child's weight; heavy backpacks can cause falls and spinal damage.
Nutrition Sept|Oct 2018
One in three children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.