Archive | News and Events

Cheese and Broccoli Frittata

A Hearty, Protein-Based Breakfast

You might have overindulged on holiday treats, but now it’s time to get your healthy diet back on track! A hearty, protein-based breakfast will help keep your eating in line for the entire day, making you less susceptible to overeating later in the day. There is great evidence that front-loading helps with both weight and blood glucose management, but the more »

Continue Reading 0
holiday dinner

Nine Tips for Managing Your Weight This Holiday Season

No one is sugarcoating the hard truth — it is difficult to manage your weight and stick to a healthy diet during the holidays. Traditions of eating large amounts of high-calorie foods combined with the stresses of the season make a big difference. Cheryl Marco, RD, CDE, who works in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic more »

Continue Reading 0
DNA

DNA Screening and Counseling: Answering Tough Questions in the Genetic Era

The genetic era is upon us. DNA is tested for a variety of reasons, from forensics and policing to ancestry and familial relationships. But the most promising applications may be in the medical field, where genetic screening can define our risk for a life-threatening condition. One example of this is a mutation of the BRCA more »

Continue Reading 0