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Smoking Cessation Tips and Ideas

Sharon Zschernitz | Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Trouble quitting smoking? Check out Sharon's story and some of her clever tips to help you kick this habit.

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Prediabetes… No One is Excused

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

It doesn’t matter who they are—even doctors and other health experts should be screened for diabetes if they’re at risk.

Originally posted in: Diabetes
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What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer?

JLP Staff | Friday, March 3, 2017

When Joan was first diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer, she had never before heard the term, Triple Negative. And once she embarked on her cancer journey, it so...

Originally posted in: Breast Cancer
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Youth and Diabetes

Joan Lunden | Thursday, March 2, 2017

Along with soaring obesity rates, there’s an alarming rise in kids with type 2 diabetes. Joan calls on parents to help turn the tide.

Originally posted in: Diabetes
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Diabetes and Smoking

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Diabetes and smoking are double trouble. Find out the many benefits of being a quitter.

Originally posted in: Diabetes
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Simple Steps to Creating a Complete Medication List

Jen Wolfe | Monday, February 27, 2017

Did you know that the average 65 year old takes 14 medications? Given that volume, contributing author and pharmacist, Jen Wolfe shares these simple steps to creating a c...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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On the Job with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Healthier, happier, more productive employees: how the National DPP "works at work."

Originally posted in: Diabetes
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Save your Sight from Diabetes

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans? Diabetes. Fortunately, early treatment can prevent or delay blindness in 90% of those affected.

Originally posted in: Diabetes
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Know your Symptoms and Numbers: Your Heart Depends on It

Joan Lunden | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of men AND women in the US?

Originally posted in: Heart Health
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Sandra's Story with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Find out how Sandra made the National DPP work for her.

Originally posted in: Diabetes