Posts Tagged: risk factors

The Risk Factors of Diabetes

Somehow we blew right through 2014 and now we are on the tail end of it wondering where the year has gone. I love this time of year for many reasons—my birthday, my son’s birthday, the birth of Christ and spending time with family and friends. However, the months of November and December have great nutritional significance. November is recognized worldwide as Diabetes Month with November 14th being celebrated as Diabetes Day. Diabetes is an epidemic that affects millions of people ... Read more

The Risk Factors of Cholesterol

Anybody can develop high cholesterol at any given time in his/her life, and not know it, and because of this it is classified as a “silent killer”. There are some risk factors that make us more susceptible to developing high cholesterol. Some of these factors we have no control over, but there are other risk factors which are definitely under our control. The month of September is recognized as National Cholesterol Education Month; a time when health professionals try to increase ... Read more