Limit Diet Sodas and Drinks, Stick to Water Instead

August 15th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Limit Diet Sodas and Drinks, Stick to Water Instead

The American Heart Association (AHA) released a science advisory counseling against soda consumption. They now recommend people replace diet and regular soda with plain, carbonated, flavored but unsweetened water.  Based on the evidence the committee combed through for over two years, there may be an association between low-calorie soda consumption and weight gain, dementia, stroke … Continue reading Limit Diet Sodas and Drinks, Stick to Water Instead

Question of the Week – August 14th, 2018

August 14th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week – August 14th, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  August 14th, 2018!  Do you know the best way to prepare for the CDE exam?  Want more questions like this? Really test your knowledge and prepare with our  CDE Exam Boot Camp – live sessions this month! Download our CDE® Coach App to

Gut bacteria to blame for extra calories?

August 13th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Gut bacteria to blame for extra calories?

Bacteria may eat what we don’t! A recent study shows that gut microbiome may play a role in the effectiveness of weight loss.  Each person has their own unique microbiome community. An individual’s microboime makeup exerts a powerful influence over weight loss success or not. In this study, the participants with an increased amount of … Continue reading Gut bacteria to blame for extra calories?

Food truck puts reservation on road to better health

August 9th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Food truck puts reservation on road to better health

30% of American Indians on the White Earth Reservation have Type 2, which is three times the national average. Accessibility to fresh fruits and vegetables plays an integral role in a community’s health. Often we stumble upon “food deserts – regions where grocery stores with fresh, healthy options simply don’t exist.”  This summer, a new … Continue reading Food truck puts reservation on road to better health

FreeStyle Libre lowers costs of BG Testing

August 8th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on FreeStyle Libre lowers costs of BG Testing

The FreeStyle Libre is a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), which automatically measures glucose readings day and night. This technology helps track glucose levels and in turn, manage diabetes. A new study suggest that CGM helps decrease health costs as it improves treatment adherence. Although people are still advised to perform standard glucose tests to confirm … Continue reading FreeStyle Libre lowers costs of BG Testing

Question of the Week – August 7th, 2018

August 7th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week – August 7th, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  August 7th, 2018!  Do you know the best way to prepare for the CDE exam?  Want more questions like this? Really test your knowledge and prepare with our  CDE Exam Boot Camp – live sessions this month! Download our CDE® Coach App to receive our “Question … Continue reading Question of the Week – August 7th, 2018

“The 111 Benefits of Breastfeeding – For Babies, Moms & Everyone Else”

August 7th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on “The 111 Benefits of Breastfeeding – For Babies, Moms & Everyone Else”

Please check out this fantastic resource by “Mom loves best” – The 111 Benefits of Breastfeeding – For Babies, Moms & Everyone Else

“These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol”

August 6th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on “These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol”

The “Plant-based movement” has gained increasing popularity within the past few years, with more people turning to fruits and vegetables to help improve their health. As interest increases, as does research. A study conducted suggest four main foods that can have big benefits to the heart, such as lowering your cholesterol and blood pressure! The … Continue reading “These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol”

Nasal glucagon submitted for approval

August 3rd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Nasal glucagon submitted for approval

According to a statement made recently by Eli Lilly, they have submitted a nasal glucagon treatment to the FDA. The treatment would be for cases of severe hypoglycemia in adults and children with diabetes. This treatment would be the first of it’s kind, a nasal spray, to treat low blood glucose emergencies in those with … Continue reading Nasal glucagon submitted for approval

Breast milk feeds good gut bacteria and reduces obesity

August 2nd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Breast milk feeds good gut bacteria and reduces obesity

By: Sofia Sepulveda A recent study by the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health has found that breastfeeding has a major impact on the kind of gut bacteria that a baby develops. Babies that were breastfed in this study showed to have more beneficial gut bacteria that decreases risk of obesity in their future. Breast milk … Continue reading Breast milk feeds good gut bacteria and reduces obesity

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