Monthly Archives: September 2013

Type 2 diabetes affects families, hitting youth

Jayquan Flowers was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11. His mom was diagnosed when she was 17.

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For warding off weight gain, every minute of exercise really does count

A recent study showed that short bouts of intense physical activity can help keep your waistline in check.

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How to develop healthy eating habits in kids

Breaking a toddler of unhealthy eating habits is a lot easier than breaking a 30-year-old.

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York unveils subsidized WeightWatchers program for residents

A grant will enable the city to offer memberships to residents for $3 a week. Residents with a body mass index of 27 or higher who live below the poverty level are eligible.

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Wellness Wrap 9/27/13: Weight Watchers in York; Burger King unveils healthier fries; President quits smoking

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Health report card: An analysis … Continue reading

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Education is most important weapon in fighting diabetes

The disease can be controlled, but the patient has to want — and know how — to change.

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Circuit workout: Goblet squats, jumping jacks and man-makers

Build strength, increase endurance with this circuit workout by Athletic Club of York Fitness Director Sarah Crispo.

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Traveling for a race? Tips to ease anxiety

Some people like to race close to home. They find a race within an hour of their house, sleep in their own beds the night before and come home after. I am not one of those people. I like to … Continue reading

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Living with Type 2 diabetes: Too late to change?

Many who have the illness don’t make lifestyle changes until the disease has taken its toll. Some never change.

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Meatout Mondays: Tahini meatball freezer casserole

Have no time to make a fresh dinner every night? Make a few freezer casseroles, like the vegan tahini meatball casserole, and enjoy some time after work.

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