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.
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The FDA recently finalized changes to the nutrition label for packaged foods. Jefferson experts zero in on the biggest changes and if they are likely to help their patients live a healthier lifestyle.
January is Healthy Weight Month. An individualized, multi-disciplinary approach is essential, as what works for one person may not work for another. Jefferson dietitians explain that long term success is much more complex than handing someone a diet plan.