The Healthy Connections Blog

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Surrendering in the Time of COVID-19

Greetings, friends - Ah, today's note begins with another humble apology! My ambitions had led me to pre-schedule several emails to you all. My reality  interfered.  Thus the second mistaken send to you all! So sorry, y'all. Had it been yesterday, I could have called...

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Intermittent Fasting

Intro to Intermittent Fasting In this article from the NY Times, I was interested to read that the author has, like me, Type 1 diabetes, and that a trial of intermittent fasting actually reduced her diabetes mental load. This actually makes total sense to me after 23...

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Happy New Years from Healthy Connections

2020 brings on a new year, a new decade and the chance for everyone to reflect on the past and plan for the future. The new year often gives us time to focus on becoming the best version of ourselves. In an article released by KnewHealth, they discuss the four areas...

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Mindfulness for The Restless and The Busy

Many of us find it difficult to make time for a mindfulness practice, or struggle with where to start. Between work, family and millions of other responsibilities, taking time for self-care can seem impossible. Forbes writer and council member Dina Smith wrote an...

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Diabetes Management and Functional Medicine

We all know diabetes is becoming more and more prevalent among Americans. Today, 10% of Americans have type 2 diabetes, with 25% of Americans falling into the pre-diabetes range. Those with prediabetes are projected to develop diabetes within five years if no...

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What are we listening to at Healthy Connections?

We are living in the middle of a stress epidemic. The World Health Organization calls stress “the health epidemic of the twenty-first century.” Common complaints such as low libido, anxiety, poor memory, the inability to concentrate, and many gut problems seem...

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