Viruses, viruses everywhere! It can seem like a fact of life this time of year. With so many illnesses that cause similar symptoms, how can you tell whether you have a cold, the flu or a sinus infection?
It can really be tricky! Since all three are usually viral infections...
Diabetes can be challenging to manage at any age. Add childhood to the mix, and it’s even more complicated. Now — what if your child plays sports?
Physical activity of any sort is beneficial for people of all ages, including those with diabetes. And sports provide a number of benefits...
Parmesan Crusted Chicken
2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
1 tbsp water
1 tsp minced garlic
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp olive oil
Cut each breast in half and pound to about ½ inch thick....
Daniel Cronk, MD
Welcome to the New Year! As one year ends and another is ushered in many take time to reflect and plan. If, like researchers say, you are one of the 60% of people making a new year’s resolution and you joined the average American adults that gained...
When thinking about your new year’s resolutions, a few things typically come to mind – like how you are going to change your lifestyle, exercise regularly and stay on plan with healthy eating. While the average holiday weight gain is only about one to two pounds during October through...
Let’s face it: It’s hard enough to find time to plan out meals and regularly cook at home. So, how do we find the time to fit in physical activity on top of it all? With the busy lives we all lead, it’s no wonder physical activity usually takes...
At the Childhood Healthy Eating and Active Living (C-HEAL) Center, we work with children, adolescents, and their families to establish healthier lifestyle habits to treat overweight and obesity. Often times, we see families setting guidelines for some family members, but not all. A family making health changes together will...
Oatmeal Yogurt Cups
2 scoops Bariatric Advantage High Protein Meal Replacement (Vanilla or Crème)
½ large banana, mashed
1 egg, whisked
1 tsp. honey
1 cup whole rolled oats
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. allspice
In a medium-sized bowl, combine mashed banana, whisked egg, and honey. Set aside.
In 2017, my dad and I both made the decision to have gastric bypass surgery. At 24 years old I was at my heaviest weight of over 300 pounds, and at age 48, dad weighed almost 400 pounds. Dad visited Dr. Sanborn and began his surgery preparation, and I...
Is there a home remedy that’s been passed down from generation to generation in your family? While some remedies can actually be effective, in many cases, they are not. Let’s shed some light on home remedies.
Maybe your grandma passed down the remedy to you. Or you’ve simply heard it...
It can be so hard. Your daughter is dealing with friendship drama gone wild — stirred up over something that’s seemingly minor. The question is: Does she need your help?
It’s not an easy decision. You naturally want to jump to your child’s defense in any situation, and when he...