[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”http://www.acppps.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]By: Denisse Oller[/avatar] Hola amigos, Noviembre es sinónimo de Acción de Gracias, quizás el feriado más importante para todos los estadounidenses. Es un día en el que nos reunimos con nuestros seres más queridos para, mediante una cena tradicional, dar gracias. En mi casa es un festín familiar. Este año el… Continue reading Acción de Gracias
Nothing makes me happier than to be at home, in my favorite chair, reading and writing as I listen to music. I can do this for hours. Uninterrupted. Other than playing with my dogs, I cannot think of anything that brings me such bliss. Yes, I admit it: All my life I have been a couch potato.
As New Yorkers, we are more than twice as likely to have diabetes as the average American. New York City health officials have declared diabetes an epidemic. As a neighborhood physician, I can tell you it is never a good time to sleep through the warning signs of diabetes.
As a Primary Care Physician in communities where heart disease, obesity, and diabetes are skyrocketing, this study quantifies the impact of unhealthy eating habits that I observe every day. The great news from this study is that taking control of your diet and your health may be as simple as focusing on just 10 foods and nutrients.