Nutritionists at the Institute Help Improve Patients’ Quality of Life
The Institute Blog
SupermarketTour_edit

Nutritionists at the Institute Help Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

March 29, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” by creating meals and snacks in advance that can also help reduce food loss and waste. Consulting with a nutritionist...

Read More!
Print

What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...

Read More!
NoeliaBlog

I thought I knew…but had no idea

February 16, 2017

  When I began my position as a Diabetes Prevention Coach at the Family Health Center of Harlem, I knew part of my job would be to facilitate shared medical groups. One of these...

Read More!
Grandfather_boys_AfricanAmerican_GuedyDiabetes121916

Taking Small Steps to Prevent Diabetes

December 19, 2016

The holiday season is a good time to focus on diabetes and what we can do to prevent it. During the holidays we gather with friends and family to enjoy many traditions — which...

Read More!
Soul Food Plate

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): The Healthy Plate Method

November 25, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, our final #DiabetesMonth “Health Tip of the Week” offers some advice about portion control. The Institute created a series of cultural “Healthy Plates” to depict a simple and effective...

Read More!
MargaretWalshFNP

Meet Our Diabetes Team: Margaret Walsh, FNP

November 20, 2015

Continuing with our weekly introductions to members of our “diabetes team,” in recognition of American Diabetes Month, meet Margaret Walsh, FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx, NY. You may recall seeing Margaret...

Read More!
stress-free-zone-sign_resize

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): Stress Free Zone

November 18, 2015

Stress can cause blood glucose levels to be high.  In people who have diabetes this can be an issue because there is not enough insulin to get the increased blood sugars into cells. Reducing...

Read More!
Ashleigh Glowacki

Meet Our Diabetes Team: Ashleigh Glowacki

November 13, 2015

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, each week this month we will highlight one staff member that works on our diabetes team. This week, meet Ashleigh Glowacki, Diabetes Prevention and Education Coach at Kingston...

Read More!
food-healthy-fruits-breakfast_resize

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): All About Grains

November 11, 2015

Get to know your grains! Carbohydrates are an important part of everyone’s diet, but the type and amount we eat is especially important to consider for those living with diabetes. Whole grains are the...

Read More!
7 NYC Summer Streets

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): Get Moving

November 6, 2015

Physical activity and exercise are important for managing diabetes. Hard working muscles are more sensitive to insulin and will remove glucose from the blood better. For people with or at risk for diabetes, it...

Read More!