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.
January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease. As we continue to explore goals for health and wellness in the new year, this post will highlight the importance of thyroid health and management, as well as debunk common myths about thyroid-related diseases.
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.