March 28 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is an annual observance sponsored by the American Diabetes Association® in an effort to promote physical activity and nutrition, and increase awareness surrounding type 2 diabetes. Alert Day is held the last Tuesday of March each year. On this day, take the time to get tests for diabetes at RediClinic […] Read more »

What is Heart Disease?

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February is American Heart Month, an important awareness effort because millions of Americans do not know the devastating effect that heart disease continues to have on families and communities. Heart disease is the #1 killer of American women and men, and was responsible for about one in every four deaths in 2014. Read more »

3 Simple Yet Powerful Ways to Lower Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes is a condition marked by high blood sugar levels caused by either insulin deficiency or the body’s inability to use insulin efficiently. It can lead to heart disease, nerve problems, blindness, kidney failure and a weakened immune system. There is no cure for diabetes, but there are many steps you can take […] Read more »

Plant-Based Diet Lowers the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by One-Third, Study Finds

A new study has added more evidence that a plant-based diet can significantly lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. The long-term study, recently released by the Harvard School of Public Health, found that a diet rich in healthy plant foods such as whole grains, vegetables, fruits and nuts, was associated with a considerably lower risk of […] Read more »

Don’t Let These Myths about Diabetes Interfere with Your Health

There are many myths and much confusion surrounding diabetes that can make it difficult for people to accept that this is a serious and life-threatening disease. The good news is that in addition to working closely with a board-certified RediClinic clinician to monitor your overall health, you can make healthy lifestyle changes to control and […] Read more »

March 24 is American Diabetes Alert Day

Staggering Diabetes Statistics Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition caused by the body’s resistance to the hormone insulin coupled with the inability to produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report indicates a problem of epidemic proportions: 29.1 million people – or 9.3% of the U.S. population – […] Read more »

To Your Heart Health: 10 Warning Signs of Diabetes

1 in 4 People with Diabetes Remains Undiagnosed Diabetes is often called the silent killer, but it doesn’t have to be. In honor of American Heart Month, RediClinic hopes to raise awareness of the serious disease that affects 29 million people in the United States. Of this total, an estimated 90% have type 2 diabetes, a […] Read more »

February is American Heart Month

Show Your Heart Some Love Many Americans are unaware that cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States – in fact, one in four deaths can be linked to heart disease, stroke or high blood pressure. It is also a leading cause of disability. That’s why February has been designated […] Read more »

Knowing the ABCs of Diabetes Can Save Your Life

Awareness is Key to Controlling Diabetes In conjunction with National Diabetes Month, RediClinic is proud to support the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many public and private organizations. Working together, we strive to improve the treatment and outcomes for people […] Read more »