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Gestational Diabetes Education Participation Superior in Hispanic Women

In a cohort of women with gestational diabetes, the participation rate in gestational diabetes education programs was highest for those with Hispanic ethnicity, those who had at least a bachelor’s degree and those who had gestational diabetes during a prior pregnancy, according to findings presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators annual meeting. “Optimal … Continued

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Telehealth Supports Gestational Diabetes Education Engagement

Telehealth can provide an attractive alternative to in-person educational and psychosocial support for women with gestational diabetes, according to a presenter at the American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions. Women who attended telehealth sessions for gestational diabetes education reported similar gestational diabetes-related knowledge and satisfaction with care as women who received standard in-person care, but … Continued

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2018 Toshiba Classic Thrills Fans While Benefitting Hoag's Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center and the Greater Community

The Toshiba Classic made its highly anticipated return March 7 – 11, 2018, at Newport Beach Country Club. This year marked the 20-year anniversary of Hoag as the host and primary beneficiary. The crowd enjoyed an exciting victory by 55-year-old World Golf Hall of Fame member Vijay Singh who is a two-time PGA TOUR Champions … Continued

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Toshiba Classic Back in Action at Newport Beach County Club

As the Toshiba Classic returns to Newport Beach Country Club March 9-11, the PGA Tour Champions has become one of the most successful stops on the 50-plus circuit because of its managing charity, Hoag Hospital, and its army of support. But the inside scoop is that the players love the golf course. In an age … Continued

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Prevention: Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk. Most are over the age of forty, but the number of children and teens being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is on the rise. Insulin is necessary for the body to use glucose for energy … Continued

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Brain Food – A Mediterranean Diet

​“It is well known that those with diabetes are at higher risk for cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Some go so far as to call Alzheimer’s disease type 3 diabetes,” says Dan Nadeau, MD, program director at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center and Kris V. Iyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Care. In a … Continued

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Oral Health & Diabetes

Did you know that there are more bacteria in your mouth right now than there are people on Earth? You may be at risk for developing gum disease if germs settle into your gums and turn to plaque. If you have diabetes, it may weaken your mouth’s germ-fighting ability. High blood sugar can help manifest … Continued

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The Allen Diabetes Center Gives Continued Support To PADRE

In an unprecedented demonstration of commitment to diabetes care, Hoag, in partnership with CHOC and through CHOC, and thePediatric Adolescent Diabetes Research Education (PADRE), is collaborating to ensure that all members of our community have timely access to expert diabetes prevention, care and education. Through CHOC Children’s Hospital andMary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at … Continued

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A Look at Two Studies Connecting Diabetes & Brain Function

Dr. Nadeau is an accomplished physician who brings extensive experience to the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center as Program Director, Dr. Kris V. Iyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Care and Endocrinologist at Hoag Medical Group . While he has many areas of interest, the majority of his recent work, research, and lectures focus on … Continued

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Gardening Leads to Heathier Eating Habits

The CDC states that 18% children aged 6-11 are obese, and estimates predict that 80% of children who are obese at age ten will remain obese into adulthood. At home, television advertising can have a detrimental influence on a child’s eating habits. However, we can counter that effect by providing educational programs that educate and … Continued

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