Spring Offers Healthy Re-Set for Diabetics

When you have diabetes, sometimes it feels like you are overwhelmed with all the work that it takes to keep your blood sugars under control – monitoring your blood sugars, taking your medications, following your meal plan, and incorporating daily exercise. Winter is often a time when you tend to put all these things on…
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Cold Weather Safety

We know that it is recommended that children get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day and adults should exercise for at least 30 minutes most days. In our sunny climate we can get outside for much of the year. But how cold is too cold for outside play? The Iowa Dept. of Health…
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Ready to Quit Tobacco? Help Is Available!

Quitting tobacco is not for the faint of heart! Saying “goodbye” to all the familiarity and brief comfort is no easy task when you’ve leaned on it to help you through the many emotional challenges we all face every day. But the reality is that it really does not equip us with any sustaining skills…
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