• Sit Less, Move More when Working from Home

    COVID-19 has changed many people’s exercise habits. Some of us are getting outside more with the kids, taking walks, hiking, and cycling. Others miss the gym and group exercise classes, finding it hard to get motivated to move on our own. Even if you’re exercising regularly, it’s also important to sit less and move more […] Tags:
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  • COVID-19, Obesity, & Weight Loss

    The link between obesity and COVID-19 is scary. For people who’ve struggled with their weight for years, it might be a much-needed wake-up call. They may be ready to face the issue head-on, once and for all. So how can we help them succeed? If you’re working with a chronic dieter, chances are the scale […] Tags:
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  • Diabetes & COVID-19

    While having diabetes doesn’t make you more likely to catch the novel coronavirus, it does increase your chance of getting very sick if you do become infected. So how can we help people with diabetes who are anxious and afraid of COVID-19? The American Diabetes Association has lots of helpful, practical information: Be prepared. Take precautions. […] Tags:
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  • Diabetes & Fear

    When talking about diabetes, it’s tempting to spout statistics. The numbers are scary, but will hearing scary statistics over and over cause the average American to take action so that they don’t become a statistic? Or will it overwhelm and scare them into not doing anything at all? Of course, it’s important to get the […] Tags:
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  • COVID-19 Goals: It’s Time for a Do-Over

    Raise your hand if, when the COVID-19 shut down began, you vowed to use this time at home to do big things — like cook from scratch with only unprocessed foods every night; organize those boxes of family photos; workout twice a day; or learn a foreign language. We had good intentions, but our goals […] Tags:
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