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5 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

As the holiday season begins to kick into high gear and in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, I want to take some time to focus on traveling. If you or…

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Happy Holidays and Have a Wonderful New Year!

Today’s blog will be a short one, but I wanted to take a moment to wish you well in this holiday season. We’ve had quite the year together, and I…

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Why You Don’t Need to Worry About Your Health Over the Holidays

It’s the holidays and you’ve probably seen endless stories about how you can “stay healthy over the holidays” – tips intended to keep you from “overindulging.” Ick! It’s the holidays…

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5 Holiday Health Fails

You can tell when the holiday season starts in the ER. Perhaps you open a patient’s chart that includes “ornament” in the chief complaint, or your inebriated patient comes in…

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Dealing With Burns on July 4th Weekend

July 4th has always been one of my favorite holidays. It embodies the spirit of family, reminds us of our roots as a country and provides a day filled with…

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Learning to Relax When You’re on Vacation

Summer is finally here, which probably also means you’ve been planning some sort of a vacation for a while. I like to try and make a trip of some sort…

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Wishing You Very Happy Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing. While family time always has its ups and downs, it’s been fun to be together in one place again. I thought I’d take…

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Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Holiday Stress

Congratulations on making it through your first dose of holiday stress. I love Thanksgiving as much as anyone, but the coordination that goes into bringing your entire family together and…

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Reframing Thanksgiving to Stay on the Weight-Loss Bandwagon

Thanksgiving comes with mixed emotions for many of my patients. The ones with cardiac conditions have to constantly be on top of their weight and monitor their diet closely. But…

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5 Things to Help Your Heart (and Your Love Life) This Valentine’s Day

No matter whether you’re married, dating or single (or something in between), Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the people you love. For me, the holiday is a chance to pause…

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