Coaching Diabetics

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Treat the Mind and the Sugars Will Follow By Lisa Elaine Held   Diabetics live in a world ruled by measurements and numbers. Doctors and other health care workers, such as Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs), tell them what their blood sugar numbers should be, how to measure them and how much insulin to take. But [&hellip
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How to Become a Life Coach

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Life coaching is a rapidly expanding field, and although there is no legally required course work to declare yourself a life coach, there is a recognized certification organization: the International Coaching Federation. Here are a few Manhattan-based programs to get certification: Columbia Coaching Certification Program 525 W. 120th St., 212-678-8240, $900–$8,700 The Teachers College at [&hellip
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Yoga Done Right is Good for the Bones

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Some forms of yoga help people with osteoporosis By Laura Shin Yoga and Pilates classes have become increasingly popular in the fitness world in recent years. Now, experts say that if practiced in a modified way, these exercises could prevent—and even treat—osteoporosis. “When you stimulate the bones, it builds up bone density. If you start [&hellip
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A Tough Cancer to Treat

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Pancreatic cancer is often detected late because symptoms do not seem serious By Ashley Welch Last week, pancreatic cancer took the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Several days earlier, Dr. Ralph Steinman, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine, died from the same cancer, just days before the award was announced. The National [&hellip
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Raynaud’s Disease: Cold Feet Not Related to Weddings

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Symptoms include numb fingers and toes, particularly for younger women By Dr. Cynthia Paulis Red, white and blue may be patriotic colors, but when they occur on your fingers it may be a sign of something known as Raynaud’s disease. The condition is characterized by a vasospasm and in some cases can be associated with [&hellip
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Forty is Still the New 40

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Many breast cancer experts say it’s the right age to begin mammograms By Laura Shin Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34. She said it was breast self-awareness and a mammogram that saved her life. “My doctor initially said, ‘You’re too young to get a mammogram and you’re too [&hellip
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