CCS Medical Blog

Diabetes Awareness Reaches the Corner Office

A Multitude of Concerned Executives Could Have a Profound Impact on Fighting America’s Diabetes Crisis

Not long ago I learned that in a recent Milliman study 65% of American CEOs rated diabetes as the number one health issue affecting their respective workforces.

It is...

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Environmental Factors Around Type 2 Diabetes

Family History of Type 2 Diabetes May Have More to Do with Environmental Factors than Genetics

What is Preventable and Why Prevention Tactics Are Not so Accessible

I would love to see a statistic that shows the percentage of people with type 2 diabetes that have family...

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Higher Rates of Obesity & the State of American Health

I was reading a June 27th blog on diaTribe called "Mapping America’s Health – NHANES Data Continues to Illuminate," which revealed that obesity rates in rural (country) areas are actually higher than those in urban (city) communities.

In this blog, the authors, Emma Ryan...

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The Government's Role in Our National Health Crisis

It is time we hold the federal government accountable for their role in manifesting the obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics.

No matter how polarized our society can become politically, we tend to circle the wagons when we perceive a serious threat to our national...

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Food Swamps: A Big Problem in the American Health Crisis

By now, most of us have heard of “food deserts,” a term for lower-income neighborhoods that lack a local availability of grocery stores, forcing already disenfranchised residents with limited means of transportation to travel far for healthier food. Many experts have...

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