Yearly Archives: 2012

Keep your digestive system on track this holiday season

Keep your digestive system on track this holiday season (BPT) – The holiday season is a time when we all tend to overindulge on our favorite family recipes and holiday treats. While our bodies may excuse the extra calories, our digestive system isn’t always as forgiving, so it’s important that we find ways to help…

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Focusing on diabetes in the older adult population

Focusing on diabetes in the older adult population (BPT) – In the U.S., there are nearly 26 million people living with diabetes and more seniors have diabetes than any other age group – 10.9 million, or 26.9 percent, of all people age 65 and older. “Currently, one in four Americans over the age of 60…

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Ring in a healthier new year’s diet

Ring in a healthier new year’s diet (BPT) – Maintaining a healthy diet is a popular new year’s resolution for many of us, but for the nearly 400,000 Americans with kidney failure, eating right is actually critical to well-being and survival. Without healthy kidneys, dialysis patients depend on regular treatments to remove waste products from…

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‘Tis the season for holiday baking

‘Tis the season for holiday baking (BPT) – The holidays are a busy season. From cooking and baking for family and friends to holiday shopping and preparing for time-honored traditions, the season will pass in a blur. Regardless, it’s also the time of year when everyone has holiday cookies and extra-special meals on their minds….

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