Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, and my work with women pre- and post-partum, today's feature is on gestational diabetes. What is it? Why is it a concern? What can you do about it?

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Easter Brunch (or How to Survive Holiday Eating)

Easter Brunch (or How to Survive Holiday Eating)

It seems to me like there is always a reason to celebrate. We've barely come up for air from "the Holidays" (i.e. November and December), when the Superbowl hits us. Then it's Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, Passover and Easter, the list goes on. It seems to be that surviving holiday eating is really just surviving LIFE with friends and family.

Whatever holiday you may be celebrating this week (or any other week), here are some quick tips for coming out on top.

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7 Ways to Help You Re-Think Holiday Weight Gain

7 Ways to Help You Re-Think Holiday Weight Gain

Have you seen the statistics? Some fear-mongering reports project a weight gain of 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years. That is absolutely crazy! In reality, the average is more like 1-2 pounds. Not that big of a deal. Especially not if you re-frame your approach to the holidays. Here are my top strategies for approaching things in a healthy way.

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