DECEMBER 2016
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How2 Start An Exercise Program
Exercise plays an important role in diabetes management. It can help you control your blood glucose levels and maintain a healthy weight. But which exercises are safe and effective for diabetics? SMG’s Roger Warn offers insight on how to add physical activity into your daily routine.

Avoid the Ups and Downs of Weight Loss
How many times have you lost weight only to gain it right back? Continual cycles of weight loss and gain, also known as weight cycling, can not only be discouraging, they may be damaging to your health. How bad for you is weight cycling, and how can you break free?
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Take Steps to Ease Your Fear of Falling
It’s impossible to prevent all falls, but you can help keep yourself safe as you grow older. The key? “Fall-proofing” your home and improving your balance.
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Is Your Cold a Virus or Bacterium? How to Tell the Difference
Have you ever had a bad cold or a nagging cough and wondered if it was a virus or bacterial infection? Knowing the difference can save you time and money.
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How to Stay Healthy—and Happy—This Holiday Season
For many, it is the most wonderful time of year. But along with turkey carving, tree trimming, and New Year’s cheers come nasty colds, stress, and injury. Here are some tips to help you and your family be calm and stay well during the holiday shuffle.
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What’s the Connection Between Sleep and Diabetes?
You may think you’ve got a pretty healthy lifestyle, but are you getting enough sleep? It turns out those short nights can do a number on your blood sugar.
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FREE LECTURE EVENT: Glaucoma Awareness, Thursday, Jan 5, 2017, 7PM
Learn about glaucoma screenings and who is at risk. Diagnosis and treatment options will be discussed. Educational materials will be provided to facilitate understanding and living with glaucoma.
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All You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation, Wednesday, Jan 25, 7PM
Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia, particularly as people age. It can cause stroke, heart failure, and many symptoms. There are very effective therapies today, including anticoagulants and catheter ablation.
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