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Now That You Have Diabetes – Part 2 What in the world are they talking about?!

Language.  It can a blessing and a curse!  This is especially true regarding our health.  We receive pamphlets, forms, brochures, cards etc., about our health conditions or risks in terminology that is usually way over our heads.  Diabetes is no stranger to this problem.  Perhaps you have heard terms like LADA Diabetes, Gestastional, or Diabetes...   #Diabetes #Diabetes Education #Educate

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Now That You Have Diabetes…

Now that you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, what’s next?  This is often a defining moment in about 90 million people’s lives throughout America.  The doctor lets you know the you are pre-diabetic and diabetic, briefly summarizes the risks and makes recommendations for medication and suggests that you slow down on the sodas and starbucks’ coffee....   #Diabetes #Diabetes Education #Educate #Recent Posts

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Convincing Doctors of the Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Michael Greger, MD, presents a strategy from a Yale professor of how to go past the emotionless data in order to grasp the attention of an audience of physicians.  If we simply take a moment to close our eyes and imagine the face of someone we know who is suffering or suffered from cancer,...   #Cancer #Diabetes #Diseases #Educate #Heart Disease #Recent Posts

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What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Dr. George Guthrie, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), raised a concern that often accompanies any trending topic or idea: namely the definition of popular terms.  In his ACLM president’s report, Dr. Guthrie catalogs the history of the term. 1988 – 1989 Ernst Wynder, an epidemiologist, first used the phrase Lifestyle Medicine in...   #Diseases #Educate #Recent Posts

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