Food Journal is a Diet Tool

American Journal of Preventive Medicine study of nearly 1,700 participants shows that keeping a food journal can double a person’s weight loss. The study found that the best predictors of weight loss were how frequently food diaries were kept and how many support sessions the participants attended. Those who kept daily food records lost twice as much […]

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Diabetic Friendly Mint Julep

The mint julep originated in the southern United States, probably during the eighteenth century. U.S. Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky introduced the drink to Washington, D.C., at the Round Robin Bar in the famous Willard Hotel during his residence in the city. The term “julep” is generally defined as a sweet drink, particularly one used as a vehicle for medicine. The word […]

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Happy Star Wars Day
Star Wars Day!

“For many of us, our feet are the furthest things from our minds, both physically and mentally,” Dr. Flo says. “We expect they will be uncomfortable at times, and we needlessly put up with the pain when they hurt. Healthy feet are the foundation to our independence. Our feet are wondrously engineered and often the […]

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month

  May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hypertension affects more than 75 million Americans, half of whom have their numbers under control. Here are a few tips below to help naturally lower blood pressure with a plant-based diet: 1. Know Your Numbers.  Aim for […]

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Feet Are Always Vulnerable in the Summer

From playing sports on the beach, hiking, swimming, walking in sandals or open-toed shoes, many summer activities could put those with diabetes vulnerable to foot injuries. For a diabetic, a small foot injury could lead to more serious complications. Maintain Proper Glucose Levels.  Regular exercise, pay close attention to how often you eat and what types of […]

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Camping Vacation Tips for Diabetics

No matter how you enjoy your summer, whether it’s camping in a trailer or in a tent it’s important to remember that we need to pay attention to our diabetes but it doesn’t have to ruin the fun. Camping in Ohio State Parks Most Ohio State Park campgrounds are open year-round for four seasons of […]

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Pedicure do’s and don’ts

Many people receive pedicures. It important to keep toenails healthy because they protect toes from trauma. A pedicure includes soaks in warm water and massages with oils and lotions that help preserve the moisture and integrity of your feet. Moisturized feet are less likely to get blisters, crakes or other foot problems. More Detailed Information Do […]

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Kidney-Friendly Seasonal Spring Recipes

DaVita Kidney Care Releases Springtime Favorites Cookbook Enjoy Kidney-Friendly Seasonal Spring Recipes DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider in kidney care services, today announced the launch of its “Springtime Favorites” cookbook, a delicious collection of kidney-friendly spring recipes that highlight the season’s brightest flavors. The seasonal recipes introduced […]

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We Offer Safe Medical Pedicures!

  We provide strict medical sterilization of all the instrumentation that is used. The treatment consists of the following: Hydrotherapy in our medical whirlpool prior to the treatment. A medical evaluation of your feet by me, including any medication that may be needed to be prescribed for any condition diagnosed. Mechanical debridement of all corns, […]

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