Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Diabetes, Thyroid and Weight Gain

Weight can be a problem for anyone and especially for someone with diabetes. That wobbling blood sugar can mean that you eat more often and injected insulin has been known to add to the problem of weight gain.... Read moreChevron

posted 01/12/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

Director, Child/Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's Nat'l

Diabetes - From One Teen's Perspective

My last blog was written from the perspective of a first-year medical student shadowing me in my diabetes practice. She was most emotionally affected by one of my very young patients. These young patients grow up to be young adults who remain in my practice for many years—hopefully until they are college graduates. There have been many... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

The HealthGal

The HealthGal, Health Guide

Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

Is Your Brother, Not Your Mother, Influencing Your Weight?

A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents.  Previous studies suggest:


posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|

Weighty headlines: breakfast, saturated fat, fasting

Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings.  Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:


Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal, Read moreChevron

posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|

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