DIABETES- WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?

You are sitting in the car, just having seen your doctor. He or she just gave you the diagnosis. “I’m sorry. You have diabetes”. Your eyes pop wide open. You are staring at that big D. You’re looking at the lab reports. Then you wonder, what do these all numbers mean? Your doctor quickly says, “Well, your A1C’s high, your cholesterol is high, you really need to do something about it and you need to lose weight. I may have to put you on this medication and that medication.” Your head is still swirling around that diagnosis, diabetes with a big D. Read More …

Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you?

Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you? The Diagnosis: Your doctor just gave you the diagnosis ”I’m sorry, you have diabetes. Your A1C is high, it is 9, should be under 6.5. You need to do something about it, I may have to put you on medication.” Your head is still swirling around that diagnosis, Diabetes with a big “D”. Read More …

Nutrition and aging go hand-in-hand

Nutrition is important for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for men and women over the age of 50, who can dramatically improve their quality of life by eating a well-balanced diet filled with vitamins and nutrients. Though that may seem like common Read More …