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New Health.gov Activity Guidelines: 8 Things to Know

In November 2018, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (health.gov) released the 2nd Edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, after a decade of research since the 1st edition. Here are the 8 biggest ​takeaways​:​Health guidelines recommend 22 minutes of activity per day Even more research ​indicates adults need 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity […]

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World Diabetes Day- 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Why is diabetes awareness important? (CDC)30.3 million US adults have diabetes (1 in 11). 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of US death. Diabetes and high blood glucose are the ​#1 cause of adult-onset blindness, kidney failure, and loss of toes or feet, and can lead to heart disease and stroke. ​​People diagnosed […]

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