The Link Between Smog & Blood Sugar Disorders

If you’ve ever visited Los Angeles, then you’ve probably been introduced to the infamous fog.  Beginning in the 1950’s and 60’s Los Angeles residents have breathed some of the dirtiest air in the world. Change finally began to occur when the Clean Air Act of the 1970’s was enacted, but Los Angeles still has some…

The Power of Person-Centric Care

Brigitte Piniewski, MD is a Healthcare executive with industry experience from all angles: she spent years as a front-line clinician, a population health executive, researcher, author and strategic partnerships lead. She has long respected the value of crowd health experiences to accurately and uniquely inform best practices. Sam was a typical dad with three teenagers…

After Lunch Rest Awhile, After Dinner Walk a Mile

We all know that “exercise is good for you.” And after consulting with your physician, this statement still holds true even if you suffer from a chronic illness. For those with type 2 diabetes, exercise is more than good, it’s a necessary step in managing the condition. However, gym memberships are expensive and finding the…

How Marriage Affects Diabetes

Marriage can be a wonderful experience and, as it turns out, it may provide more than the traditional benefits for diabetics. New research suggests that married diabetics are less likely to be overweight than those who are not married and suffer from the condition. More specifically, the research finds that it affects men who suffer…