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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Managing Diabetes: A Q&A with CDE Stephanie Graziano

November 30, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2, Certified Diabetes Educator Stephanie Graziano answered questions through Instagram Live about diabetes care and management. Check out the transcript below: “Good afternoon everyone. My name is Stephanie Graziano and I...

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The Institute for Family Health staff will offer virtual events for National Diabetes Awareness Month

October 29, 2021

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. To promote diabetes education, the Institute for Family Health will offer two online interactive workshops and two Q&A events on Instagram Live. Please see the schedule of events...

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Farm Share kicks off a new season at Walton and Stevenson Family Health Centers

January 31, 2020

The Corbin Hill Farm Share started its 2020 winter season of offering affordable, high-quality fresh produce at a weekly pop-up at two Institute health centers: the Walton Family Health Center in Mount Hope and...

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Walton Family Health Center Gets a Vegetable Garden

June 20, 2019

Anyone who’s visited our Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx has seen the unique roof garden that occupies the northwest corner of the second floor. This month, we made this special outdoor space...

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Nutritionists at the Institute Help Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

March 29, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” by creating meals and snacks in advance that can also help reduce food loss and waste. Consulting with a nutritionist...

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The Bronx Salad Featured on the Cover of Edible Bronx Magazine

April 21, 2017

The Bronx Salad — created by Bronx Health REACH and their partners — was featured on the cover of Edible Bronx for their current “Grow Issue.” The article highlights the initiative as a way...

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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: A Humbling Experience at the NY Common Pantry

May 5, 2016

Dr. Amalia Dorelien recently graduated from the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of her residency training, Dr. Dorelien assisted a local nonprofit, New York Common Pantry. What local organization did you work with? What is their...

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Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): The Healthy Plate Method

November 25, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, our final #DiabetesMonth “Health Tip of the Week” offers some advice about portion control. The Institute created a series of cultural “Healthy Plates” to depict a simple and effective...

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