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

November 11, 2015

Get to know your grains! Carbohydrates are an important part of everyone’s diet, but the type and amount we eat is especially important to consider for those living with diabetes. Whole grains are the...

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Meet Our Diabetes Team: Migdalia Morel

November 4, 2015

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, each week this month we will highlight one staff member that works on our diabetes team. First up is Migdalia Morel – a Diabetes Health Coach at our Walton...

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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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The Bronx Wins 2015 RWJF “Culture of Health” Prize

October 28, 2015

Congratulations to The Bronx, N.Y., for being named a 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize winner! Bronx residents and organizations have united to revitalize everything from jobs and schools to housing and the environment....

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The Future of Health Education

October 22, 2015

In celebration of National Health Education Week , we highlight a member of our 2014-15 Community HealthCorps team – Neesha Rose.  Today was her last day serving as a Diabetes Prevention and Education Coach at our Sidney...

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Nutrition Comes to Life

October 20, 2015

As a FoodCorps service member, I have had the opportunity to work with three schools in the Bronx to engage kids with experiential learning in school gardens, in classrooms, afterschool programs with cooking lessons...

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