Posts Categorized: Diabetes

Partnering Organizations “Come Together” for Successful Diabetes Fair


  On Nov. 14, World Diabetes Day, the Omaha community was introduced to its first ever, jointly sponsored diabetes fair. Held at the University of Nebraska Omaha campus, the theme of the free health fair was “Coming Together Focused on YOU.” Eight organizations, including Nebraska Medicine, Methodist Health System, CHI Health, the Diabetes Education Center… Read more »

Coming Together, Focused on You

Medical staff and physicians at the Nebraska Medicine Diabetes Center commemorate National Diabetes Day 2014 by forming a blue circle – the universal symbol for diabetes.

It’s the fastest growing disease in the United States. Diabetes now affects almost ten percent of the U.S. population. Of the 29 million Americans who have diabetes, over eight million remain undiagnosed. Another 86 million are pre-diabetic. Early diagnosis can give people more power to control their condition and live a long, healthy life. November… Read more »

Mindful Eating on Halloween

Registered dietitian Sarah Keegan demonstrates how to make a healthy snack.

When trying to lose weight, Halloween can be a scary date. The temptation of candy, sweets and sugary drinks is hard to avoid on October 31. Enjoy the sweets mindfully and keep portion control in mind. The best way to stay on track is to make your own healthy Halloween treats. Nearly every month, I… Read more »

Fall into Healthy Habits


It’s that time of year when the weather starts to get colder, the days get shorter and waistlines seem to get bigger. During the fall months, people tend to consume more calories and cut back on their exercise routine. Perhaps it’s because bathing suit season is over, and we can hide beneath our sweaters and… Read more »

Red, White & Blueberries


The month of July is typically known for American flags, fireworks and family vacations, but don’t forget about the blueberries! July is National Blueberry Month, a great time to stock up at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. During the summer months, blueberries are commonly in season, so they’re less expensive. They can be… Read more »