Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Health Guides

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:


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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)|
Kelsey Bonilla

Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide


Flying Blind

Yesterday I got to the office, opened my kit to test my blood before eating breakfast at my desk, and discovered that I only had two test strips with me. Ugh.  I had two options: run home to get more strips or ration the two strips by testing at strategic moments during the... Read moreChevron

posted 02/06/2014, comments (0)|
Amylia Grace Yeaman

Amylia Grace Yeaman, Health Guide

internationally published poet, writer, editor and entrepreneur. Dx'd with T1DM in '89.

Navigating Diabetic Pregnancy without an Endocrinologist: Know Your Hospital Policy

Despite all my OB appointments, I have had no appointments with my endocrinologist, and will not have any until after baby is born. I bring this up because it is a policy I was unfamiliar (and unhappy) with when I discovered this is how the high risk OB clinic handles their type 1 diabetic mommies. If you’re considering pregnancy, I urge you... Read moreChevron

posted 08/08/2013, comments (0)|
Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira, Health Guide

Wellness & Diabetes Coach, Author, Certified Personal Trainer...living with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac!

Health App Review: Ab Workout

Tired of the same ol' boring crunches that only work one part of your core? Ginger Vieira reviews the free Ab Workout app that gives you 10 exercises you can do right in your own living room, without any equipment.

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posted 04/03/2013, comments (0)|