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    Diabetes Prevention Program Helps Patients Avoid and Reverse Pre-Diabetes
    Wendi Wildman, RN, CDE, describes diabetes in America as an iceberg. In 2014, the CDC reported 29 million people in the United States had a diabetes diagnosis; another 86 million Americans are in the pre-diabetes range, which lurks below the surface of general awareness. Even scarier, many people with diabetes or pre-diabetes don’t even know they have it.

  • Fact or Fiction: Jefferson Registered Dietician Sets the Record Straight on Weight Loss
    Fact or Fiction: Jefferson Registered Dietician Sets the Record Straight on Weight Loss
    Learn the myths about weight loss with this five question quiz. The post Fact or Fiction: Jefferson Registered Dietician Sets the Record Straight on Weight Loss appeared first on @Jeff.

  • Teaming Up with the Eagles
    Teaming Up with the Eagles
    Stop by our tent at Training Camp on Sunday to get free blood pressure and BMI screenings, information about cancer care at Jefferson and much more.

  • Nuts May Prevent Diabetes
    Nuts May Prevent Diabetes
    A small study by researchers from Spain suggests that eating nuts can stall the progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes.

  • For Better or Diabetes?
    For Better or Diabetes?
    A recent study suggests spouses of diabetes are at increased risk of the disease.

  • Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes
    Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes
    A study links Mediterranean diets high in fruits, vegetables, fish, and whole grains to a lower risk of developing diabetes.

  • Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
    Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
    Study links healthy lifestyle with lower risk for diabetes, vascular disease and cognitive impairment.

  • Quality Care Close to Home
    Quality Care Close to Home
    Jefferson at Voorhees gives South Jersey residents the experience and care they expect from Jefferson University Hospitals.

  • How to Decipher Food Labels
    How to Decipher Food Labels
    Why does it sometimes feel like you need a PhD to go to the grocery store? Choosing foods for your needs isn’t easy. Sure, you know what you like, but ensuring those items you like meet your nutritional and dietary needs – and those of everyone else you’re shopping for – often means dissecting the more »

  • What is Pre-Diabetes and How Does it Affect Health?
    What is Pre-Diabetes and How Does it Affect Health?
    What is pre-diabetes and how does it affect your health, Jefferson University Hospitals' Serge Jabbour, MD, discusses those questions raised on our online Ask the Experts about Bariatric Surgery and Weight Management forum in this video answer.

  • Are You at Risk for Diabetes?
    Are You at Risk for Diabetes?
    The numbers on diabetes are staggering. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, and three times that number – 79 million – are believed to be close to a condition called prediabetes – where blood sugar levels are above normal, but do not yet meet the criteria for diabetes. Obviously the diabetes epidemic in America is closely tied more »