Category Archives: Diabetes

#CoffeeLover

I love coffee as do many other Americans.  According to a survey completed by the National Coffee Association, 83% of US adults drink coffee, making our country the largest coffee consumer in the world.  Nearly half of adult Americans drink … Continue reading

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What is Prediabetes?

Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels.  Type 1 diabetes is generally diagnosed in children or young adults and is caused by  low production of insulin, which is needed to convert sugar to … Continue reading

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Living Well With Chronic Conditions; a Free program

WHO: The York City Bureau of Health is partnering with the YMCA of York and York County to provide a free six-session, health education workshop for persons with chronic conditions and their care-givers. WHAT: Community members are invited to pre-register … Continue reading

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Help for Adults with Prediabetes coming soon to the YMCA of York and York County

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults make lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes. YMCA of York and York County will offer  The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an … Continue reading

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Dining with Diabetes to teach healthy eating habits

The Penn State Extension will offer Dining with Diabetes, a series of six classes for people who have Type 2 Diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families. The classes will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 22, 29 and June 5, … Continue reading

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Hanover Hospital hosts ‘Be kind to your skin’

Those with diabetes often have to take special care of their skin. Hanover Hospital will be hosting an educational program 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 to address the skin needs of those with diabetes. Guest speaker Lisa Zeno  will … Continue reading

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Sit less, stand more to improve your health

Many people spend eight or more hours a day sitting in a chair, and it’s not good for your health.

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Wellness Wrap 10/11/13: Tom Hanks has diabetes; Healthy and obese?

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. Big diabetes news: Earlier this week, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks shocked many fans when he announced that … 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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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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