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Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Blood Sugar

Glucose meters vary in size and features. Here are a few tips to in mind…

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exercises

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Fit

At least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three times a week can lower blood sugar levels

Walking and aerobic exercises are a great way to lower your blood sugar level if…

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Insulin resistance

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Check Insulin

What is insulin, and how does it affect your body?

Insulin is a hormone that unlocks your cells so glucose from your blood can produce…

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Type 2 Diabetes

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Tested

The launch of the national prediabetes awareness campaign

More than one in three adults in the United States has prediabetes, a serious health…

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Diabetes

I’m Living With Diabetes

Gestational diabetes didn’t go away after she gave birth

Nicole Crawford-Tichowanna found out she had diabetes and was pregnant nearly simultaneously. Read how she’s…

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Prostate Cancer

Teaming up to Fight Prostate Cancer

A man dies from prostate cancer every 19 minutes

Pro Football Hall of Fame Member and prostate cancer survivor Michael Haynes talks about the…

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lung cancer awareness

American Lung Association Report: Lung Cancer Awareness Among Women Still Low

The 2016 Women’s Lung Health Barometer reveals critically low awareness and understanding of the disease

Learn about a report released by The American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative detailing women’s…

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Enlightenment

Technically Spiritual: Part 3 – Enlightenment

The new journey—the road to happiness #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, reaches enlightenment through his love for tech and…

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Diabetes

James Gavin, M.D.: Diabetes — ‘It’s an Emergency’

This is the epidemic of our time

One person dies every 10 seconds from the ravages of diabetes. With diabetes, strokes, heart…

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fruits

Four Easy Ways To Get Your Daily Dose of Fruits and Vegetables

Planning and mindfulness are key ways to achieve your healthy lifestyle goals

Are you wondering how you can fit in your recommended serving of fruits and vegetables?…

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Mike Adams

NFL Player Mike Adams Shares How Yoga Improved His Life

The Indianapolis Colts safety opens up about his daily yoga practices

Mike Adams, a safety for the Indianapolis Colts, attributes his successful career to both a…

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Day 7 of JJ’s 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

The ups and downs of doing a green smoothie cleanse

Find out what happens to this writer when she embarks on a 10-day green smoothie…

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working out

Working Out at Work Improves Mental Health

Working out at work has a world of benefits

A new research study found that workplace wellness plans and exercise can significantly improve mental…

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fatigue

Fight Hep C Fatigue With This

Try these tips to stop the energy drain

Suffering from hepatitis C virus and feeling fatigue? Here are six things you can do…

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neck

Beware of Text Neck!

20% of us experienced pain or soreness within the past three months

Looking at your computer all day or holding your head down to use a smartphone…

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diabetes

8 Fall Foods to Help You Manage Diabetes

Zero in on healthy options full of fiber and essential nutrients

Learn more about the seasonal goodies like cauliflower, nuts, figs and Pomegranates can help fight…

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yoga for people

Yoga for People of Color Empowers a Community

Calia Marshall's class, Yoga for Folks of Color, helps to unite the community

Calia Marshall launched a yoga class specifically for people of color in Brooklyn, New York…

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breast cancer

Millennials Are Fighting Back Against Breast Cancer

More women in their 20s and 30s are being diagnosed with breast cancer

Read about how Millennial-aged women are taking a proactive stance against breast cancer despite having…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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prostate cancer

Black and Latino Men Less Likely to Get Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Study demonstrates need for an action plan to address racial disparity

African American and Hispanic men are less likely to receive treatment and therapy for prostate…

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healthy

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

Define a healthy eating plan

Here’s a healthy eating plan that helps you manage your weight and includes a variety…

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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