Breakfast Fans Gain Less Weight Over Time

May 2nd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Breakfast Fans Gain Less Weight Over Time

Eating breakfast may help your waistline, a preliminary study suggests. Based on preliminary findings, breakfast eaters over their lifespan, gained 1/3 the amount of weight as breakfast skippers!  Of course, the quality of the breakfast foods are important too. Based on research, breakfast fans tend to eat more fresh fruit, whole grains, veggies, beans and … Continue reading Breakfast Fans Gain Less Weight Over Time

Fast food swamps linked to increase type 1 diabetes prevalence in New York

May 2nd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Fast food swamps linked to increase type 1 diabetes prevalence in New York

Scientists from New York University School of Medicine have discovered an association between areas with an abundance of fast food swaps and type 1 diabetes in children and adults. This finding is interesting because typically type 1 is not associated with cultural influences.  “Our research suggests that an adverse food environment has an important influence in … Continue reading Fast food swamps linked to increase type 1 diabetes prevalence in New York

Happy National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day!

May 2nd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Happy National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day!

Every year on the first Wednesday of May, the American Diabetes Association presents “National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day,” to help spread the word on the dangers of sitting for long periods of time. Here at Diabetes Education Services we believe creating healthy daily habits is imperative, particularly in the workplace. We will be participating today by … Continue reading Happy National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day!

Report: Sugar-laden drink consumption on the rise among California kids

May 2nd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Report: Sugar-laden drink consumption on the rise among California kids

According to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy and Research, approximately one out of every three kids living in California drinks one sugar-laden drink daily.   Despite the obvious health risks such as obesity, tooth decay, type 2 and liver disease, 30.9% of children consume at least one sugary drink a day. … Continue reading Report: Sugar-laden drink consumption on the rise among California kids

Prepare for “National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day” tomorrow!

May 1st, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Prepare for “National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day” tomorrow!

Every year on the first Wednesday of May, the American Diabetes Association presents “National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day,” to help spread the word on the dangers of sitting for long periods of time. Here at Diabetes Education Services we believe creating healthy daily habits is imperative, particularly in the workplace. We will be participating this … Continue reading Prepare for “National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day” tomorrow!

Question of the Week – May 1st, 2018

May 1st, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week – May 1st, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  May 1st, 2018!  Want more questions like this? Really test your knowledge and prepare with our NEW 1 – Year Subscription to our entire Online University course catalog. Download our CDE® Coach App to receive our Question of the Week on your mobile device. It’s fun!

Diabetes, Don’t Sugar Coat It – Free Presentation 6-12 Grade Students

April 26th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Diabetes, Don’t Sugar Coat It – Free Presentation 6-12 Grade Students

Diabetes, Don’t Sugar Coat It Presentation for 6th -12th Grade Students As part of her BSN public health rotation, Micayla Dollinger put together this fantastic diabetes awareness presentation to get 6th-12th grade students activated in diabetes prevention.  The program is one class period long and covers type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and steps to … Continue reading Diabetes, Don’t Sugar Coat It – Free Presentation 6-12 Grade Students

Meet Anne Carter – Diabetes Detective and Blogger

April 26th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Meet Anne Carter – Diabetes Detective and Blogger

We are exited about our growing Diabetes Education Blog Anne Carter, is not only in charge of operations and customer happiness at Diabetes Education Services, she is expanding her role to include reporting on the latest information and trends in the rapidly changing diabetes landscape. Some of my favorite blog posts by Anne include: Diabetes … Continue reading Meet Anne Carter – Diabetes Detective and Blogger

Question of the Week – April 24th, 2018

April 24th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week – April 24th, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  April 24th, 2018!  Want more questions like this? Really test your knowledge and prepare with our NEW 1 – Year Subscription to our entire Online University course catalog. Download our CDE® Coach App to receive our Question of the Week on your mobile device. It’s fun!

Type 1 Diabetes Resource Page

April 20th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Type 1 Diabetes Resource Page

An estimated 1.5 million people are living with type 1 diabetes in the United States. Type 1 diabetes demands a constant, tedious balancing act of insulin, activity and food. And even when everything is done perfectly, blood sugar levels can still be way off target. To add to the challenge, the daily management necessities of type … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Resource Page