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Recent Posts in Diabetes Category

04.18.2018
Promoting Health Through Resource Garden

For well over 100 years, Frederick Memorial Hospital has focused on treating and curing those who are ill, promoting healthy and fulfilling lifestyles, preventing illness, and increasing the quality of life in Frederick County. This philosophy ...

03.08.2018
Winning the Weight Loss Battle

Matt Burns is no stranger to diets. “I’ve battled weight my whole life,” he said. Over the course of his 51 years, he admits he has tried many diets. Matt was successfully with a few of those diets, but as he aged and his lifestyle ...

03.01.2018
10 Reasons You Should Have a Primary Care Provider

You’re young, busy, and in good health. That’s great, but it probably means that if you don’t already have a primary care provider, selecting one isn’t at the top of your to-do list. Maybe you’re in your 40s or 50s, and ...

02.13.2018
Women and Heart Disease-Are You at Risk?

Did you know an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease each year, according to the American Heart Association (AHA)? Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths per year—that’s nearly ...

02.01.2018
Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine's Day

February marks American Heart Month, a special time of year to spread the word about ways to prevent heart disease and encourage others to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.—the ...

12.15.2017
5 Healthy Holiday Food Swaps that Don't Sacrifice Taste

‘Tis the season…to eat. No matter what holidays you celebrate, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll consume lots of delicious food over the next month. While these foods may taste amazing, you should still be mindful of what ...

10.30.2017
"I wish I could take you with me to the grocery store!"

Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) dietitian Emily Spear provides nutritional consultations to patients who have recently left the hospital following treatment for conditions such as diabetes or a heart attack. Making healthier food choices goes a ...

10.26.2017
Make Grocery Shopping Work for You

Have you ever found yourself wandering the aisles of the grocery store trying to make healthy choices only to find that some products that claim to be “healthy” contain high amounts of sodium, sugar, trans fats or saturated fats? The ...

09.05.2017
Lunchbox 101: School Lunches that Pack a Punch (of Nutrition)

As your family launches into a new school year, there’s a new task to consider: packing lunch. The ingredients in your child’s lunchbox can help determine their success in the classroom. Starting the school day with a healthy breakfast ...

06.30.2017
7 Tips For Hosting a Healthy Summer Barbecue

When someone mentions BBQ, what comes to mind? Hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue chicken, and corn on the cob, right? Everyone loves to spend some time firing up the grill around friends and family this time of year, but not everyone loves what the ...

06.13.2017
5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

Ah, childhood summers—where the days never seemed to end and we’d spend them playing outside with our friends from sunup to sundown. Although our parents may have urged us to stay hydrated, chances are we weren’t too concerned about ...

05.16.2017
Help Save a Life During American Stroke Awareness Month

Each year, millions of people are impacted by strokes, whether they or someone close to them has suffered one. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in America, with someone passing away as a result of a stroke every four minutes and someone ...

05.16.2017
National High Blood Pressure Education Month Aims to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Chances are you’ve been too busy, don’t remember, or maybe you’re even avoiding it. Frederick Memorial Hospital is proud to participate in National High Blood Pressure ...

05.11.2017
A path to a healthier you starts here! - Medical Weight Loss Options

Join the FMH Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Services to learn more about their three different weight loss options: Upcoming Sessions: Saturday May 13, 10:30-11:30a.m. Thursday May 25, 5-6p.m. Thursday June 22, 5-6p.m. Thursday July 27, 5-6p.m. ...

03.27.2017
Diabetes Alert Day - Take the Test

Diabetes Alert Day – Take the Test Diabetes is a public health crisis that is reaching global proportions. Whether it’s a family member or a friend, most of us know someone who’s been impacted by diabetes or prediabetes. One in ...

12.08.2016
FMH Center for Diabetes & Nutrition Hosts Seminar Promoting Health Lifestyles for Children

Staff from the FMH Center for Diabetes & Nutrition recently hosted a seminar called Healthy Weigh for Kids - Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Children. This seminar was presented to childcare providers in Frederick County through the Child and ...