Tag Archives: exercise

An Ode to Wearable Fitness Devices (Just in Time for the Holidays!)

Today’s entry is courtesy of Sally Mravcak, MD, CWH staff physician and exercise enthuisast. What are wearable fitness devices, you ask?  You have probably seen people wearing them.  Wearable fitness devices can come in the form of a bracelet, a watch, … Continue reading

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For 2014: 14 New Year’s Resolutions for your Mind, Body, and Soul

Happy New Year from CWH!   CWH nurse practitioner Kathy Woods tops off our 2014 blog-o-sphere with this empowering piece.  Enjoy!  Exercise-Find an exercise you enjoy and start doing it daily, move naturally every day, take the steps, not the escalator or elevator, buy … Continue reading

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Walk vs. Run: The Right Exercise

Physical activity is a key component of your healthplan and is the single most often prescribed therapy in my practice.  We know that exercise decreases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis and cancer.  It can … Continue reading

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Videogames in the Real World: Technology and the Stroke Patient

Videopolicewoman – that’s me. While  I don’t have the curves or hairdo of Angie Dickinson’s  Sgt. Suzanne “Pepper” Anderson, I am every bit the enforcer.  Just ask my two teenage sons. As a videopolicewoman,  I need to know the rules  … Continue reading

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New (and old) Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

There has been a lot of buzz in the press recently over Paula Deen’s disclosure of her type 2 diabetes.  Were people really shocked?  Paula Deen reminds me of many of my patients:  over 50, obese, embracing (at least on … Continue reading

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