Posts By: Beth Ackerman, R.D.

Are you eating well?

Summertime is a great time of year to create new habits of eating more fruits and vegetables.¬† As gardens and farmers markets have more fresh produce to choose, here are some pointers on how to choose, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables: Choosing Make a goal to include a fruit and vegetable serving at…
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Being active – Developing a healthy habit

Being active has many health benefits! Not only can it help you feel better, strengthen your heart and help you fit into the clothes you bought last year, but it can also help you prevent diabetes. Studies show being active for 150 minutes a week, along with a modest weight loss for those who need…
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Campus life with diabetes: A new level of learning

For many college students, living with diabetes on a university campus brings a whole new level to learning. Freshmen who are living away from home for the first time are now dealing with diabetes on their own. Both students and their parents can experience increased anxiety as they learn to navigate the transition of self-care…
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