• added sugar in soda causes health problems such as obesity, metabolic disease and skin issues

How Much Sugar Is Okay to Eat?

Recently, sugar — and how much we’re consuming — has been making headlines.
When it comes to heart health (and overall health) butter used to be

How Air Pollution Is Making Our Kids Overweight and Sick

There are many ways air pollution can impact our well being, but recent studies show a direct connection between poor air quality and asthma and

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Are You At Risk for Diabetes If You’re Under 50?

Age isn’t the only factor when it comes to weighing the risk of diabetes.
Diabetes is a life-long disease that impacts the way the body handles

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How Type 2 Diabetes Affects Men

Erectile dysfunction? Yes, that’s one of the side effects of diabetes.
It’s a staggering fact that 8 percent of the U.S. population (that’s 26 million children

  • Women is taking her own blood pressure

Is your blood pressure accurate?

Learn small hacks to make sure you’re getting the right readings.
Your blood pressure readings – over time – can tell you a lot about your overall

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Risk Factors and Preventative Steps for Diabetes

See the infographic below to learn your risk factors and take steps to prevent diabetes.

For more information, visit: keckmedicine.org/diabetes-program

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Can Prediabetes Go Away?

Being diagnosed with prediabetes doesn’t mean you will develop diabetes. Your doctor can help you come up with an effective plan to keep your blood