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,”
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
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
Serve this multipurpose dish warm, at room temperature, or cold as a dessert, salad, or side. Ingredients Servings 2, Serving Size 1 pear half with 1 Tbsp sauce, Prep Time 10 minutes, Cooking Time 6 minutes 1/3 cup 100% pomegranate juice 2 teaspoons sugar 1 medium pear, peeled, halved, and cored 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
Light and healthy seafood tacos are so refreshing and fun. Fresh greens and herbs top the delicately spiced shrimp, while the white sauce keeps it all cool. Ingredients Servings 8, Serving Size 1 taco, Prep Time 20 minutes, Cooking Time 6 minutes Mexican White Sauce: 6 tablespoons light mayonnaise 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
This recipe takes its inspiration from an Indian kebab recipe that uses tender pieces of boneless mutton dipped in spices and egg wash, rolled in crumbs, and deep fried. Our healthier version keeps the flavorful spices, but it’s cooked on the grill instead. Ingredients Servings 6, Serving Size 1 kebab, Prep Time 1 hour, Marinating
This discussion will be led by our expert panelists, Neha J. Pagidipati, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiology at Duke Clinical Research Institute and Julienne K. Kirk, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine. They will review standard and novel approaches to assess for and reduce complications in patients with type 2 diabetes.
In a recent survey of people age 45 and older with type 2 diabetes, conducted online by The Harris Poll, only half recognize their cardiovascular risk or have discussed their risk of heart attacks or strokes with their health care providers. Listen to cardiologist, Dr. Tracy Wang and endocrinologist, Dr. Robert Eckel discuss how a cardiologist can play a pivotal role in helping his/her patients with type 2 diabetes better manage their cardiovascular disease risk.
Experts, Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE, Program Director, MedStar Diabetes Institute and Cindy Lamendola, MSN, NP Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator Stanford University School of Medicine will discuss innovative diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES), medical nutrition therapy (MNT), physical activity, smoking cessation counseling and patient-centered care to improve overall outcomes applicable to your patients.
The management of type 2 diabetes to prevent cardiovascular disease has been focused on glycemic control and the use of drugs based on their ability to lower levels of glycemia. Listen to Dr. Robert Eckel and Dr. Chris Cannon discuss the use of anti-hyperglycemic agents with CVD benefits.