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Do You Know What Your Blood Sugar Is?

By at January 27, 2011 | 6:12 pm | 0 Comment

Do You Know What Your Blood Sugar Is?

Do You Know Your Fasting Blood Sugar Level? By Nurse Kimberly   Earlier this week the Centers for Health and Disease released a report stating that almost 26 million Americans have diabetes. What’s worse is that almost 7 million are not even aware they have the disease.   An estimated ninety percent of Americans suffering from diabetes are suffering from Type 2 more...

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Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

By at January 12, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 1 Comments

Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Linda Neumann, a registered nurse at a local St. Louis school, about the childhood obesity epidemic. Ms. Neumann has been a nurse for almost 35 years, and isn't afraid to "tell it like it is". This is an eye-opening interview that really illustrates the severity of childhood obesity. It is evident from this interview that Ms. Nuemann not more...

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Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:18 pm | 1 Comments

Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

Diabetes Type 1 written by Betsy Hartmann “My husband and I live with a pin cushion. She’s our only child and that’s how she feels despite her spunky cartwheel legs and strong monkey bar arms. Her friends see a gymnast, a dancer, a kind person who loves animals and other children. I see that too, but… For four years, people didn’t notice the holes, the places more...

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Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Family At Risk?

By at October 20, 2010 | 10:27 pm | 0 Comment

Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Family At Risk?

Written by: Kimberly Hickman, R.N. Obesity and Diabetes type 2: Is Your Family At Risk? Did you know that every year more people die from conditions related to diabetes than some forms of Cancer and AIDS? In some cases people are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes because of their family history. You can't change your family history but if you have been diagnosed with Type 2 more...

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