Expert blog

  • Sept. 11, 2015

    Use these tips to help children prevent diabetes

    By Peggy Moreland, R.N., C.D.E.

    Overweight and obese youth are more likely to have prediabetes which means they are more likely to develop diabetes. Here are some practical steps to reduce your child's chances of getting diabetes.

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  • April 11, 2014

    A bright light in the obesity statistics

    What factors contributed to the decline in obesity among low-income preschoolers from 2008 through 2011? And what can we learn from this trend?

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  • June 07, 2012

    Sugar is sugar — Don't be fooled

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Whether sweetened with sugar or corn syrup, soda and other sugary drinks have been linked to poor diet, weight gain, obesity and diabetes. 60 comments
Nov. 17, 2016
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