The FDA has long recommended the 2,000-calories-per day diet, but just how reliable is it? Clinical dietitian Monica Crawford weighs in on its effectiveness.
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It’s no surprise that 2017 was a big year for Jefferson Health! Here are our top moments, in no particular order.
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.
Ilene Raymond Rush of the Philadelphia Inquirer recently wrote about her experience with Type 2 diabetes and Katie Gill, a registered dietitian in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Endocrinology department, helped describe how the body metabolizes carbs.
Physicians within Jefferson’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases provide comprehensive care for patients with diabetes, hormone related illnesses, obesity, and thyroid nodules and goiters.