Notes from the Field: A Humbling Experience at the NY Common Pantry
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Notes from the Field: A Humbling Experience at the NY Common Pantry

May 5, 2016

Dr. Amalia Dorelien recently graduated from the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of her residency training, Dr. Dorelien assisted a local nonprofit, New York Common Pantry. What local organization did you work with? What is their...

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We’re Here for the Holidays!

December 21, 2015

Many of our health centers have regular or extended hours over the next two weeks.  If you get sick over the holidays or just want to get one last physical before 2015 is out,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Meet Our Diabetes Team: Migdalia Morel

November 4, 2015

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, each week this month we will highlight one staff member that works on our diabetes team. First up is Migdalia Morel – a Diabetes Health Coach at our Walton...

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Take Control of Your Health this American Diabetes Month

November 2, 2015

“It’s really rewarding when I’m sitting with a patient and you can see the light bulb go off – they say ‘wow, I have diabetes but it doesn’t have me.  I’m going to take control...

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