I was very enthralled by Marianne McAndrews' October 11th blog entitled "The Case for Diabetes Preventative Care and Earlier Intervention." In her submission, Marianne discusses recent studies suggesting the possibility for newly diagnosed patients to reverse their type...
Eating a Mediterranean Diet is Easier than You Think!
I recently got a call from an old college friend who just got the results from his recent annual physical.
"My LDL cholesterol levels are a little high. They said I should try the Mediterranean Diet. What should I do?"
After all, he lives in the Midwest. What is he going...
New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep in 2018
Last year, Kris Erdman, our Vice President of Clinical Services, wrote a blog on New Year’s Resolutions that emphasized continuous improvement (or “CI”) through short-term, attainable objectives.
Instead of the grand scale dreams of working out five days every week,...
Winning the War on Sugar: Just Say No!
"Just Say No!" An Old Slogan Becomes the New Battle Cry
In our last blog, "Understanding the Addictive Power of Sugar," we discussed the two-pronged addictive power that sugar holds over us as a nation.
First, there is the physically addictive properties of refined...
Healthy Weight: How much should I weigh?
This is the time of year when many people are focused on losing weight. Not coincidentally, Jan. 18-22 is Healthy Weight Week, a time to celebrate healthy, sustainable lifestyles that prevent weight problems.