On Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Grace Gospel Chapel will host a free health fair for Harlem residents at 102 W. 133rd Street, (between Lenox Ave. and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd). Continue reading
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The SWEET ENUFF movement is looking for three families living with or affected by diabetes and obesity for show documentary video. Continue reading
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Harlem and Chinatown discuss their knowledge of and experience with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. Continue reading
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Marvin Isley, the bass player who helped give R&B powerhouse the Isley Brothers their distinctive sound, has died at a Chicago hospital. He was 56.
Isley died Sunday morning at an inpatient hospice at Weiss Memorial Hospital, according to hospital spokeswoman Catherine Gianaro. She could not confirm a cause of death.
Isley stopped performing in 1996 after suffering complications from diabetes that included a stroke, high blood pressure, the loss of both legs and use of his left hand. Continue reading
Diabetes is a serious disease. It is not merely “sugar”. It can have devastating effects on your body if not treated early and properly. However with appropriate lifestyle changes, medical management and the right attitude, diabetes can be managed effectively. Continue reading
Knowledge is power and yes that may be a well worn cliché but it can not be more applicable and important as it now especially regarding healthcare. Today patients must be there own advocates. Yes doctors and other healthcare professionals dedicate themselves to better the lives of their patients. However, it is always in the patients’ best interest to understand the health and disease process, in order for them to make informed and beneficial decisions regarding their health. In addition this will allow patients and their doctors, work together as partners. Continue reading
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the persistent inability (over a period of 3 months or longer) to get or keep an erection adequate for sexual activity. It is estimated to affect more than 150 million men worldwide and up to 30 million in the United States. Continue reading
Free Screenings for Prostate Cancer, Hypertension and Diabetes to be Given by Mount Sinai at Giants Stadium on Saturday, September, 20th between 2:00 and 5:00 PM
They won the Super Bowl Championship this year with a spectacular display of football prowess. Now the New York Giants are taking on a new challenge — tackling men’s health issues by teaming up with the new Men’s Health Program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City to launch a men’s health awareness campaign. The tie-in was announced today by Mount Sinai and the Giants. Continue reading