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How Your Feet Clue You In to Your Health

By |2022-01-25T11:05:28-05:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

That funny colored toenail could be trying to tell you something. “Your feet can be a good window into your overall health,” says CentraState foot and ankle surgeon/podiatrist John A. Brandeisky, DPM, MS, FACFAS. “A thorough foot exam can reveal everything from diabetes to cancer to a nerve disorder.” [...]

Take Action TODAY for a Healthier TOMORROW with These Important Screenings

By |2021-07-14T13:59:04-04:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , |

You’ve done a great job of trying to keep yourself COVID-free, but it’s time to make the rest of your body a priority! Health screenings and regular visits to your primary care provider are the keys to early detection of a host of illnesses and your best path to [...]

A Fresh Look at Healthy Living: Program Support and Motivated Mindset Reverse Woman’s Prediabetes

By |2021-03-25T01:41:57-04:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Like many others struggling with prediabetes, Claire Gallagher, 66, had tried everything to lose weight and get healthier. Encouraged by her nurse practitioner, she enrolled in CentraState’s Diabetes Prevention Program. After a year of education, support, and sustainable lifestyle changes, Claire lost more than 45 pounds and gained a [...]

Could You Have Prediabetes?

By |2021-04-13T12:59:34-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

When it comes to fighting diabetes, knowledge is the best medicine. That’s because more than 84 percent of people at risk of developing diabetes, a condition known as prediabetes, don’t even know it. With knowledge comes the power to prevent the illness that can lead to serious health consequences [...]

Diabetes Prevention Program Helps Freehold Resident Scale Back on Medication—and His Weight

By |2020-02-27T11:04:21-05:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When 2019 began, Freehold resident Ernesto Hulipas was taking medication to manage his cholesterol and blood pressure. He drank soda every day and often felt tired. When he learned that CentraState, his employer, offered a Diabetes Prevention Program, he dove right in and took advantage of the opportunity to [...]

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