Category Archives: Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes. This total – which amounts to 8.3% of our country’s population – is one that only continues to rise.  Seventy nine million more Americans have pre-diabetes and are at risk of being diagnosed with … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Employees | Leave a comment

Paula Leibovitz Elected to Serve on the Commission on Dietetic Registration

CHC is proud to announce that Paula Leibovitz, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator working with our Obesity Intervention programs in New Britain and Meriden, was recently elected to serve on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Employees, Nutrition | Leave a comment

Diabetes Friendly Cooking Tips and Recipes

 A guest post by Kara Ellis, MS, RD Nearly 26 million Americans are currently living with Diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association estimates that someone is diagnosed with Diabetes every 17 seconds.  Last month was Diabetes Awareness Month, so the … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Nutrition | 1 Comment

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

A guest blog post by Dr. Stefanie Nigro who is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CT School of Pharmacy. A few weeks ago, I was visiting my family in NY and ran into my old friend Kerri. … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Nutrition, Pharmacists | Leave a comment

To fast or not to fast? How to manage diabetes during Ramadan

Recently, a bunch of us got into a discussion of how patients with diabetes should approach fasting during Ramadan. Dr. Stefanie Nigro who is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CT School of Pharmacy wrote the following blog … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Nutrition, Pharmacists | Leave a comment

Dr. Bernadette Thomas, DNP

It is with great joy that I share a blog post submitted by Margaret Flinter via her cellphone from Baltimore.  Thank you Margaret for submitting this:  Today Dr. Nwando Olayiwola and I came to Baltimore for the dissertation defense of … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Employees, Nursing | 1 Comment