Health and wellness news, tips and information featuring our local primary and specialty care physicians.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and we have a delicious, nutritional recipe to share with you. Liza Iv, a registered dietitian with Dignity Health Medical Group — Stockton shares a chocolate peanut butter chia seed pudding recipe from the American Diabetes Association for when you want a sweet, yet healthy treat.
We are pleased to announce that Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group has received the American Heart Association’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes℠ Gold Award for its commitment to addressing the relationship between diabetes and the risk of heart disease and stroke.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the CDC estimates that 122 million adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes in the United States. We spoke to Jeffrey Williams, MD, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican about steps to help manage and prevent diabetes.
Now more than ever, it is important to maintain regular health care, especially for those with underlying medical conditions. People with diabetes should continue prioritizing their routine health care during this time. Lack of adequate follow-up care could mean not realizing when diabetes is in poor control. This places them at a higher risk of developing a more advanced case of COVID-19, and can lead to other complications of diabetes.