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What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, is a condition when there is too much sugar (or glucose) in the blood. While a normal blood sugar level is important for proper functioning of body; too much sugar can damage parts of the body such as the eyes, kidneys,… Continue reading »

In our daily lives, many get distracted from enjoying life because of stress. The effects of stress can be harmful to your body. The long-term effects of stress can even become a precursor for various chronic diseases.  What assists me with stress is to take control of my life and situations by decreasing negative thoughts,… Continue reading »

Sometimes I get to the end of my workday and realize how little water I have drunk. I have good intentions, with bottled water in my office, beautiful water bottles, and even access to a water cooler – however, the pace of the day gets going and it just doesn’t always happen. Something I have tried… Continue reading »

I didn’t want to title this blog “How to Start a Garden” because that already sounds too complicated. I don’t have time. I don’t know how to “garden”. I don’t have a green thumb. But I know vegetables need soil, water and sunlight. So let’s start there! Two years ago, I started with a small… Continue reading »

Sleep is hard to come by this time of year. I often push it off when I have other things I need to do, such as wrapping presents and preparing for holiday parties. I heard these interesting sleep statistics on the local radio station from John Tesh and thought I would share. These little tidbits… Continue reading »

Did anyone else have a crazy week last week or was it just me? I feel like I’m tangled in to-do lists that never seem to end. The days are getting shorter and add packing, traveling, and preparing thanksgiving meals on top and our lists can almost get out of control. This past weekend I… Continue reading »

This post is a tribute to our hard-working participants and the goals they accomplish. As 2012 comes to a close, we look back on everything Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participants have achieved and look forward to future participants doing the same! We could ramble on and on about our participants (and the program), but we figure it’s more… Continue reading »

I recommend the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less (ESMMWL) program to anyone who has failed in the past in their efforts to lose weight. For the past several years, I have tried, without success, to reverse the steady expansion of my waistline. Even a dedicated running and/or cycling program seemed to have no real… Continue reading »