Archive for November, 2012

  • Make no mistake about it, type 2 diabetes is an epidemic

    African Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes whites. In addition, we are more likely to suffer complications from diabetes, such as kidney disease and amputations and are twice as likely as whites to die from diabetes. It’s an epidemic, affecting nearly 20 percent of African Americans. But, unlike many other diseases, this one is within our […]
  • Get Your Boost by Helping Others

    As we experience the holiday season, we take joy and meaning in giving to others, whether it is to our family, our friends or our community. Many of us have learned by now that giving can be personally rewarding.  Why then, do some of us deny ourselves the sense of well-being and fulfillment obtained when helping others achieve wellness, health […]