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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Kitty Williams, Lifestyle Coach, Deaconess Diabetes Center
Many people may not know that type 2 diabetes can be prevented. The Diabetes Prevention Program teaches meaningful lifestyle changes that help prevent – or at least delay – the onset of diabetes, leading to a longer, healthier life.
New Year’s Resolutions - Step By Step
Carolyn Burns, RD, Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions
“New Year, New Me” is a phrase commonly heard after the holiday season ends and the New Year is about to begin. It’s generally followed by promises to give up sugar, only drink water, and work out six days per week. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking is not realistic and often leads to people giving up on their goals.