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The Best Snacks to Manage Diabetes

Snacking gets a bad reputation. But did you know that choosing the right snacks can actually help you manage your blood sugar? Learn how snacking can support diabetes management, and find out which snacks are the best options.
Sep 1st, 2023

5 Subtle Signs of a Hormone Imbalance

Your hormones play a key role in your overall well-being, and a hormonal imbalance can cause various unpleasant symptoms. Some of those symptoms are easy to overlook, but recognizing the signs can help you get the treatment you need.
Aug 1st, 2023

Diet vs. Exercise: Which Is More Important for Weight Loss?

Trying to lose weight and wondering whether to focus on diet or exercise to achieve your goals? The truth is that they work together, and striking a balance between diet and exercise is the key to lasting weight loss. Here’s how it works.
Jul 1st, 2023

Could Your Hormones Be The Reason You're Not Losing Weight?

Losing weight isn’t easy, and eating right and exercising without seeing any results is frustrating. If you’re struggling to lose weight, a hormonal imbalance could be to blame. Find out how hormones affect your weight and what you can do about it.
Jun 1st, 2023

My Child Has Prediabetes. Now What?

You recently learned that your child has prediabetes, and now you’re wondering what to do next. Prediabetes is the precursor to type 2 diabetes, but it doesn’t mean a diabetes diagnosis is inevitable. Learn how to improve your child’s health here.
May 1st, 2023

All About PCOS: Symptoms, Complications, and Treatment Options

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal conditions affecting women in their reproductive years. It’s linked to high male hormone levels, and it causes a range of symptoms from bothersome to severe. Learn all about it here.
Mar 5th, 2023

7 Warning Signs of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism happens when your thyroid gland doesn’t make enough hormones. It causes a range of symptoms, but many people overlook them at first. Learn the most common warning signs here and start getting the treatment you need.
Feb 7th, 2023

Our Top Lifestyle Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition, but that doesn’t mean you can’t live a long and healthy life. Find out how a nutritious diet, regular exercise, and other lifestyle factors can help you manage your condition and improve your health.
Jan 12th, 2023

How Do Your Hormones Affect Weight Management?

Eating right and exercising regularly help you maintain a healthy weight, but these aren’t the only factors at play. Hormonal imbalance can cause weight gain or make it hard to lose weight even if you’re doing everything right. Here’s how to fix it.
Nov 1st, 2022

Prediabetes: The Health Problem No One Talks About

Prediabetes increases your risk of type 2 diabetes and serious health complications. It affects millions of Americans, but most people who have it don’t even know it. Learn what prediabetes is and what to do if you’re at risk.
Oct 2nd, 2022

Signs Your Hormones Are Imbalanced

Mood swings. Fatigue. Weight gain. Low libido. Sound familiar? These are all symptoms of hormonal imbalance, and you shouldn’t ignore them. Learn more about the telltale signs of hormonal imbalance and how to start feeling better.
Sep 1st, 2022

5 Benefits of Concierge Medicine

You deserve personalized, attentive health care — but traditional doctor’s appointments are frustrating, often making you feel like your health doesn’t matter. Concierge medicine is different, and this personalized approach could be right for you.
Aug 1st, 2022

Are You Using Your Insulin Pump Properly?

An insulin pump offers freedom from traditional injections and the enhanced ability to manage blood sugar. But if you choose an insulin pump, learning how to use it correctly is crucial. Learn how pumps work and what you need to know here.
Jun 1st, 2022

How to Adjust Your Diet When You Learn You Have Diabetes

Getting a diabetes diagnosis can be scary. There’s no cure for the disease, but actively managing it can protect your health — and one of the most important ways to do that is by eating right. Learn what goes into a diabetes diet here.
May 1st, 2022

What You Need to Know About Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration

Do you have a thyroid nodule? These small growths are common, but they could indicate cancer. Learn why thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy is one of the best ways to identify cancer and what to expect during the procedure.
Apr 6th, 2022

How Insulin Infusion Therapy Benefits Diabetic Wound Healing

Having diabetes puts you at risk for slow-healing wounds and serious complications. But the good news is that you don’t have to manage it all on your own. Learn about convenient insulin infusion therapy and how it could support your wound care plan.
Mar 10th, 2022

The Importance of Seeking Early Care for Diabetic Ulcers

Do you have diabetes? Common diabetic complications could increase your risk of dangerous slow-healing wounds called ulcers. The good news is that proactive care can help you stay healthy. Learn more about ulcers and why early care is so important.
Feb 1st, 2022

2 Types of Thyroid Disorders

Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are the two most common thyroid disorders. They cause a range of unpleasant symptoms from weight changes to hair loss, and they can have a serious impact on your quality of life. Learn more and find treatment here.
Jan 1st, 2022

What is Diabetic Neuropathy and Diabetic Neuropathy Screening?

Diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage, is a common complication of diabetes. It can lead to symptoms like nerve pain and loss of sensation, but you can lower your risk with comprehensive diabetes care and neuropathy screening. Here’s how it works.
Dec 13th, 2021

I'm Struggling To Lose Weight

Losing weight is a common goal among American adults. But if you’ve ever tried losing weight, you know it’s not easy to achieve that goal. Learn how weight loss works and how a personalized weight loss program could be just what you need.
Nov 9th, 2021

7 Reasons To Consider Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormones regulate a variety of bodily functions. When they’re out of balance, a range of unpleasant symptoms can result. Learn more about some of the most common signs of hormonal imbalance and when it’s time to consider hormone replacement therapy.
Oct 17th, 2021

Can I Have Diabetes and Not Even Know It?

Diabetes is an insidious disease, and many people don’t realize they have it until their symptoms become severe. Here’s how to spot the early signs of diabetes.
Aug 23rd, 2021

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Sep 3rd, 2021

Ten Tips 2 Christmas

Ho, Ho… How are the holidays already here! The holiday season is a wonderful time to reflect on what’s most important to us. Family, friends and definitely health!
Dec 16th, 2020

Holiday Health

The holidays are here and it’s the Eve of Thanksgiving. Year after year we are frightened by the idea of this so-called “holiday weight” we might put on.
Nov 25th, 2020

Diabetic Dietary Do’s

Proper Diabetes Management involves an entire team working together to develop a unique plan. The team usually includes a medical provider (MD, NP, PA), a CDCES (Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist), a Registered Dietitian and,...
Nov 17th, 2020

Delightful D

Are you catching on to the trend?  Unfortunately, mornings seem darker and the evening sun is shying away earlier and earlier.
Sep 25th, 2020

Fall time Favorite Food

Boo! Did I scare you?  The summer coming to an end is quite frightening, but look at the bright side, it’s never too early for pumpkins?
Sep 8th, 2020

Managing your Mental Health During a Stressful Time

The COVID-19 outbreak has proven to be a stressful time for many individuals, particularly for New Yorkers. Not only are we subject to the fear and anxiety associated with the unknown, but many may also be experiencing feelings of grief and isolation.
Jun 4th, 2020

Weight Management for Hypothyroidism

People with thyroid conditions, such as hypothyroidism, may find they struggle with weight management after experiencing sudden and unexplained weight gain.
May 28th, 2020

Low Carb Packaged/Pantry Food Items

If you are following a low-carb diet for managing blood sugars or weight, you may find it helpful to keep a variety of snacks in your pantry that support your low-carb lifestyle and satisfy you at the same time!
May 14th, 2020

What are Fad Diets?

A fad diet is a diet that is popular for a period of time without being a standard dietary recommendation. Fad diets may promise unreasonably fast weight loss and nonsensical health improvements.
Apr 23rd, 2020

Choosing Healthy Frozen Meals During Quarantine

With the COVID-19 crisis, we may find ourselves consuming more frozen meals instead of fresh fruit and vegetables, which is absolutely okay! The good news is that we can still make healthy choices by reading the Nutrition Facts panel.
Apr 16th, 2020

Role of Exercise in Managing Diabetes

Engaging in regular physical activity may actually have more benefits than you realize. Engaging in regular physical activity benefits those with diabetes and those at risk for the condition by improving blood sugar levels and heart health...
Mar 26th, 2020

Introduction to Meal Prepping

Have you ever been so busy that you grabbed take-out for dinner because it was more convenient, or had so many things come up during the day that you forgot to eat lunch altogether?
Mar 19th, 2020

The Role of Fiber in Diabetes Management

With people who have diabetes, fiber can help play a major role in controlling blood sugar levels and live optimally. There are two types of fiber that we consume from our diets: Insoluble and soluble fiber.
Mar 10th, 2020