Category Archives : Weekly Newsletter

Gum Disease

Diabetes & Gum Disease: What’s the Connection?

According to Dr. Michael Goldberg, a diabetes aware dental specialist, “Gum disease can be made worse by diabetes and diabetes can make gum disease worse”. Inflammation of the gums will cause diabetes to spiral out of control, and out of control blood sugars will elevate the chance of severe periodontal […]

Holiday Weight Sticking Around

Holiday Weight Sticking Around? (Part 2)

Last week, we explored possible reasons why your seasonal weight gain is still sticking around. People usually gain only 2-3 pounds during the holiday season, which should be easy to get rid of after the festivities die down. Let’s look at some other possible reasons why the weight gain may […]

Weight Gain and fat

Holiday Weight Sticking Around? Here’s Why.

It is the first 3 months of the new year and many of my patients are already disappointed, frustrated and concerned about their weight. Although they have made multiple lifestyle changes, they have not been able to lose any weight, which was their New Year’s resolution.

American Heart Month

Practical Tips for American Heart Month

According to the CDC, “Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women which accounts for 1 out of 4 deaths in the US. Coronary artery disease costs the US $108.9 billion yearly, including health care services, medications and lost productivity.” February is American Heart Month, […]