hidden 2019 Episode 10 – Lifestyle Management for Prevention of CVD

2019 Episode 10 – Lifestyle Management for Prevention of CVD

Goal setting and discussing lifestyle management with your patients is critical in managing the link between diabetes and heart disease. Listen to Dr. Nathanial Clark, an endocrinologist, and Melissa Magwire, a nurse and CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) discuss how to initiate the conversation and set your patient up for success.
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hidden Prioritizing your mental health while managing diabetes and heart disease

Prioritizing your mental health while managing diabetes and heart disease

Chronic health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes take more than just a physical toll. Keeping up with doctor appointments, health numbers—glucose numbers, blood pressure numbers, weight and others—and making multiple decisions per day about meals and medications bring a unique mental burden for people who are managing both diabetes and heart disease. Feeling

hidden Culture and care in managing diabetes and heart health

Culture and care in managing diabetes and heart health

As CEO of DiabetesSisters, a nonprofit that supports women with diabetes or are have prediabetes, Anna Norton hears a certain concern regularly: “Yes, I have diabetes, but I don’t want to lose my culture.” Norton understands—the Cuban-American was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 18. “For many cultures, our experiences are surrounded by

hidden Teaming up: How to play an active role in your health care if you have diabetes to minimize your heart risk

Teaming up: How to play an active role in your health care if you have diabetes to minimize your heart risk

Playing an active role in your own health care is important for anyone. For people with diabetes, it’s imperative. “Diabetes is more complicated than most chronic diseases,” says Robert Eckel, M.D., president-elect of the American Diabetes Association and professor emeritus at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is also a past-president of the

hidden Jacqueline Alikhaani

Jacqueline Alikhaani

Her journey with diabetes and heart disease inspired her to educate others. With age comes wisdom, the saying goes, but Jacqueline Alikhaani wishes she’d been more aware and informed about heart health and diabetes when she was younger. “If I had known then what I know now, I would have been a lot more proactive,”

hidden Hyvelle Ferguson

Hyvelle Ferguson

Soccer mom fights back after diabetes led to stroke, heart attack. When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 33, Hyvelle Ferguson Davis never suspected she’d one day be an ambassador for a national health education campaign. Now she looks back on a 14-year journey with the disease — which included stroke, heart attack, surgeries

hidden Christina Herrera

Christina Herrera

Dallas teacher trains for 10K after heart attack. Christina Herrera wasn’t shocked when she learned she had type 2 diabetes. The disease had long been “knocking on my door,” she said. Almost 13 years ago, her mother died from diabetes. In 2016, her sister Jessica died after heart surgery. Her father was a double amputee

hidden Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis

Dallas filmmaker to chronicle 100-pound weight-loss journey. After being told by his doctor he was prediabetic, Brandon Lewis kept the news to himself, not even telling his wife, Seckeita. Instead, he took “a hiatus” from his doctor. “He told me I needed to control my sugar intake, be on a diet and drop some weight,”

hidden Rob Taub

Rob Taub

Media personality helps others face the facts he didn’t about diabetes and heart disease. As a journalist, Rob Taub knows the importance of facts. But for years, he rejected the truth about his own health. When his kids put his picture on the refrigerator, Taub looked at the 240-pound man in the photo and refused

hidden Roast Turkey with Orange-Spice Rub

Roast Turkey with Orange-Spice Rub

An aromatic spice rub cooks into a rich paste that penetrates deep into the turkey breast. This turkey is great year-round or served as the centerpiece for a holiday feast with roasted sweet potatoes and a green vegetable.   Ingredients Servings 11, Serving Size 3 oz turkey, Prep Time 10 minutes, Cooking Time 1 hour