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

hidden Poached Pears with Pomegranate Sauce

Poached Pears with Pomegranate Sauce

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

hidden Tex-Mex Shrimp Tacos

Tex-Mex Shrimp Tacos

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

hidden Beef Boti Kebabs

Beef Boti Kebabs

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

hidden Webinar 3 – Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Approaches for Screening, Complication Management and Treatment

Webinar 3 – Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Approaches for Screening, Complication Management and Treatment

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.