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Keep It to Yourself: How to Protect Your Family When You Have the Flu

Unfortunately, you've caught the flu. Keep it from spreading to your family by taking these precautions. Flu season can last from October through May, usually peaking in late December through March. The best way to avoid the flu is to get the flu shot. But if you or someone in your house is already sick, try to keep the virus from...

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Healthy Eating in December: Spicy Oatmeal Crisps

Spicy Oatmeal Crisps [caption id="attachment_1198" align="alignright" width="295" class=" "] Delicious Spicy Oatmeal Crisps[/caption] Ingredients (makes 24 crisps)                                                                          3/4 cup all-purpose fl...

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Diabetes Prevention for High Risk Individuals

If you're at high risk for type 2 diabetes, taking action now can prevent or delay the onset of the disease in the long run. Diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., and there is no cure. Having diabetes raises your chances of other health problems too, like heart disease, blindness and kidney failure. Being over...

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‘You Can’t Eat Sugar’ and Other Diabetes Myths

A diabetes diagnosis means you have a lot to learn about the disease - including sifting fact from fiction. Find the truths behind some common diabetes myths here. If you assume a diabetes diagnosis means you're fated to a life full of bland foods, think again. The truth is that plenty of tasty foods have a place in your diet. Di...

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20 Ways to Halt Pre-Diabetes in its Tracks

Learn how small changes in your daily routine can help ward off type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a dangerous disease, and one that can be a challenge to manage. It can lead to heart and kidney disease, blindness and many other health conditions. Until a cure is found, people with the disease have to watch what they eat, measure...

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Help Control Your Diabetes With Exercise

Regular exercise helps lower your blood sugar levels and reduces your risk of diabetes-related complications. Do you feel like you're hitting a brick wall? You have been eating well and taking your medicine or insulin as directed. But you can't seem to get your blood sugar levels as low as your doctor wants. A crucial element may ...

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Healthy Eating in November

Roasted Garlic & Meyer Lemon-Rubbed Turkey Ingredients  ROASTED TURKEY 2 heads garlic 3 Meyer lemons 1/4 cup white miso 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme + 3 uncut spri...

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From the Therapist’s Desk : Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes is very serious condition that has great impact on our society. A study by the American Diabetes Association estimated the 2012 cost of diabetes at 245 billion. Of the 245 billion, 176 billion was for direct medical costs and another 69 billion is related to lost productivity. Diabetes typically is classified as Type I (insulin dependent)...

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The Art of Shoulder Maintenance

Given that I wanted to take a time to write about a question patients frequently ask relating to shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears and why am I in therapy if my is torn? First off let me talk about the shoulder as a joint. It is a very poorly constructed joint with respect to stability, however it is a very functional joint in that we have tons o...

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A  letter from Tommy Grabowski

Vita is Celebrating Ten Years! I would like to begin by inviting you to join me at our ten-year anniversary celebration on October 17, between 5pm & 9pm at . Thanks to you, Vita continues to be a successful and growing company. The last ten years have been a rewarding journey full of ...

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