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Are YOU At-Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?

Are YOU At-Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 7.2 million people with diabetes are living undiagnosed. Currently, the risk of American adults developing type 2 diabetes is 1 in 3. There are many things that can raise your risk of type 2 ...

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Spare Tire Week Ten: Final Weigh-In

Spare Tire Week Ten: Final Weigh-In

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Spare Tire Contest. Don’t forget, your online weight submission must be completed by midnight June 26th to complete the contest. Watch for winners to be announced soon! The 2019 Spare Tire ...

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Spare Tire Week Nine: Safe Summer Exercising

Spare Tire Week Nine: Safe Summer Exercising

Don’t stop exercising just because summer is here and the 2019 Spare Tire Contest is almost over. Check out this article from DoctorOz.com to make sure you are on the right track while exercising during the summer: Five Ways to ...

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Spare Tire Week Eight: Struggling Losing Weight?

Spare Tire Week Eight: Struggling Losing Weight?

Are you trying to lose weight but not seeing the results you hoped for? Don’t give up! Refer to this article from MyFitnessPal for common mistakes people make when trying to stay healthy:  10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight, According ...

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Spare Tire Week Seven: Contest Midpoint and Healthy Summer Foods

Spare Tire Week Seven: Contest Midpoint and Healthy Summer Foods

Congratulations to our Midpoint Weigh-In raffle winners! Winners were announced and notified by email. The many celebrations of summer – graduations, holidays, and barbecues – can make weight loss/weight maintenance challenging.  Yet this season also offers  plentiful fresh fruit and ...

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Spare Tire Week Six: Getting Enough Rest

Spare Tire Week Six: Getting Enough Rest

What one thing can make our bodies healthier, reduce stress, and provide balance to our lives? Getting enough sleep! When your body is sleep-deprived, it will show negative effects in all other facets of your daily life. Everyone may agree that ...

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Spare Tire Week Five: Healthy Eating Patterns

Spare Tire Week Five: Healthy Eating Patterns

Set yourself up for continued success by developing a healthy diet that works for you. Most fad diets may only work for a short time; many people who attempt them end up gaining back the weight they lost. By adopting ...

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Spare Tire Week Four: Healthy Gardening

Spare Tire Week Four: Healthy Gardening

Gardening can be a great hobby for many reasons. Besides a yield of delicious and healthy vegetables, fruits, and herbs, working with your hands outdoors is built-in exercise. However, another component of gardening that many people overlook is how it ...

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Spare Tire Week Two: Choose the Right Exercise for You

Spare Tire Week Two: Choose the Right Exercise for You

Whether you plan to exercise for general health benefits, to increase your physical fitness or to help maintain or lose weight, it’s important to select the types of exercises that will stand the test of time. Learn more from mydr.com.au: ...

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