Defining Diabetes

Were you or someone you know recently diagnosed with diabetes? While there is no real cure for diabetes, diabetes can be managed through dietary and lifestyle changes, and also through medicine. You’ll work with your healthcare provider to set up a treatment plan that works best for you. In order to be successful at managing… Read more

Ten Fun Ways to Stay Active this Summer

Summer – the sun is finally shining and the snow has melted away. What a great time to start a new exercise routine, without being confined to the indoors. National guidelines suggest that children under the age of 18 participate in 60 minutes of exercise daily. Adults should strive for about 150 minutes of moderate… Read more

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8 Ways to Stay Active This Winter

Thanksgiving has just come and gone, winter holidays are on the horizon, and the weather is growing colder. This combination can mean more time with family and loved ones, but it can also mean more time relaxing – watching TV on the couch, reading a book, or cooking. This winter, try to make a concerted… Read more

childhood obesity

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Young people who fall into this demographic have a greater risk of diet-related diseases we have historically seen only in adult populations. These diseases include type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Children who are obese have a higher chance of… Read more

Flexibility as we Age

Flexibility as We Age

May is Older Americans Month and the Administration for Community Living’s theme this year is Age Out Loud. Older Americans are working longer, trying new activities, engaging in their communities, and striving for wellness. They are advocating for themselves more than ever before and really redefining what it means to “age”! Staying physically active is… Read more