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03 April

Maternal health in Harris County

Category: Diabetes, OB/GYN & Maternity

By Carolina Boyd The health of mothers and their children is a reflection of the overall health of a community. Despite the number of hospitals and medical facilities across Harris County, the incidence of maternal morbidity is high in our area. Maternal morbidity refers to the unexpected, and dangerous, life-threatening complications that arise from pregnancy,…

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19 February

Affordable Diabetes Care in Your Own Backyard

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Exercise, Pediatrics, Pharmacy

By Barrett White Diabetes care can be such a pain. With the cost of insulin at an all-time high, it’s not uncommon to hear ghastly news stories like the artist in Houston who tragically lost his life when he couldn’t afford it, or the government employee rationing her insulin when her paychecks stopped during the…

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04 December

Healthy for the Holidays: Keeping Control When the Family Gathers ‘Round the Kitchen

Category: Diabetes, Health News

By Barrett White   Through November and December, there are 14 holidays observed by the world’s major religions. While each belief and culture is different, one thing remains mostly the same across the board: Food. This is the time of the year when families gather for prayer, harmony, and a good meal. These meals are…

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13 November

Sign up for a Legacy Public Health Class

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Diabetes, Family Medicine, Gender Health, Geriatrics, Health News, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Health

A patient who is educated about their health is the best advocate for their own care. That is why we work with individuals, health care providers and communities to improve health outcomes. We are able to accomplish this through our education classes at many of our clinics and at community locations across Southeast Texas. Here…

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16 August

Eat well for good health, even on a tight budget

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Public Health

Regardless of your background, eating healthy is one major way to curb your risk of cardiovascular issues.

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Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips
22 February

Hey, Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, OB/GYN & Maternity

If it’s uncontrolled, it can lead to complications; so, it’s important to know how to manage it.

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30 January

No-Excuse, Commercial-Break Workouts

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Exercise, Family Medicine, Geriatrics

If you’re a beginner, it’s a great way to start exercising, if you’re more advanced, try these moves for a longer period of time.

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30 November

Announcing Legacy’s new diabetes program: Take Control of Diabetes

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Pediatrics

Untreated and/or uncontrolled diabetes can cause blindness, amputation, kidney failure, heart attack and more. The disease affects almost 10 percent of all Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association.

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