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Covid Vaccination

Updated Covid vaccines are now available across the United States. The CDC recommends that everybody ages 6 months and over get the updated Covid vaccine to protect against serious Covid disease...

Flu Vaccination

Flu season is in full swing during the coldest months of the year, and it’s time to get your annual flu shot. The flu vaccine is now recommended for everyone ages six months and older.1 Why Do I...

Diabetes and Eye Health

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that causes your blood sugar to rise higher than normal and can affect the whole body. People who have diabetes may not be able to produce insulin, or they...

Healthy Snacking with Diabetes

This is also available in Spanish HGIC 4126S Las meriendas saludables para la diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease that causes higher than normal levels of sugar in the blood. High blood sugar...

Diabetes

Diabetes can be a debilitating chronic condition characterized by elevated blood glucose levels attributed to an inability to produce enough insulin or properly use insulin. Over 37.3 million...

Diabetes and Oral Health

Proper oral hygiene is an essential part of living a healthy life. For those with diabetes, this is especially important to remember, as having elevated blood glucose could increase the risk for...

The Gut Microbiome and Its Role in Health

Your gut microbiome could cause disease or make a disease get worse. The gut microbiome is a combination of bacteria, viruses, protists, and other microorganisms that live in your gut. Bacteria is a...

Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate dietary recommendations describes the Dairy Group to include milk, yogurt, cheese, lactose-free milk, fortified soy milk, and yogurt. This group...

Food Allergies

What Is a Food Allergy? A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to food, even a very small amount. The body’s disease-fighting (immune) system mistakenly thinks the food is harmful and produces...

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