Holding the line: tips for healthy habits during the holidays
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Holding the line: tips for healthy habits during the holidays

December 22, 2021

The holidays are exciting and fun, but this time of year can be disruptive to the things you need to do to manage your health. This is especially true if you are managing a...

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What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...

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Taking Small Steps to Prevent Diabetes

December 19, 2016

The holiday season is a good time to focus on diabetes and what we can do to prevent it. During the holidays we gather with friends and family to enjoy many traditions — which...

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Notes from the Field: Home Runs and Health with Harlem’s Youth

June 3, 2016

Dr. Bamidele Olatunbosun is a third-year resident in the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program, set to graduate this month.  As part of his residency training, Dr. Olatunsbosun and a few of his fellow residents assisted local...

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Join the Institute’s AIDS Walk Team in NYC

May 10, 2016

This Sunday, May 15th, is New York City’s annual AIDS Walk. The walk inspires hundreds of thousand of New Yorkers to walk and raise money to fight HIV/AIDS. The funds raised at the event remain a...

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Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): Stress Free Zone

November 18, 2015

Stress can cause blood glucose levels to be high.  In people who have diabetes this can be an issue because there is not enough insulin to get the increased blood sugars into cells. Reducing...

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7 NYC Summer Streets

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): Get Moving

November 6, 2015

Physical activity and exercise are important for managing diabetes. Hard working muscles are more sensitive to insulin and will remove glucose from the blood better. For people with or at risk for diabetes, it...

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Take Control of Your Health this American Diabetes Month

November 2, 2015

“It’s really rewarding when I’m sitting with a patient and you can see the light bulb go off – they say ‘wow, I have diabetes but it doesn’t have me.  I’m going to take control...

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Seniors Walking

Join us Sunday in Kingston, NY to “Walk & Talk With a Doc”

October 16, 2015

Join us this Sunday in Kingston, NY to”Walk and Talk With a Doc!” We have teamed up with Live Well Kingston and other local organizations to launch the first of three walks. During the walk, Dr....

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Free Fitness Opportunities in NYC

October 12, 2015

Looking for free exercise opportunities in New York City?  We’ve got you covered! Family Health Center of Harlem Located at 1824 Madison Avenue, New York NY Contact Leniza Tineo (212) 423-4500 ext. 4752 with...

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