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What’s your risk for prediabetes?

What’s your risk for prediabetes?

Eighty four million Americans have prediabetes. Are you one?

Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal (but not as high as type 2 diabetes). Prediabetes put you at increased risk of heart disease, and stroke as well as developing type 2 diabetes.

Because there are no clear symptoms of prediabetes, 90% who have it . . . don’t know it.

It’s important to talk to your doctor about getting your blood sugar tested if you have any of these risk factors for prediabetes:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 15:44
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Northfield hosts “Be The Match” Marrow Donor Drive on Nov. 16

[Young man jumping] "This guy could cure blood cancer. Be that guy. "

 

For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a cure exists: bone marrow transplant.

The trick is finding the right donor.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:33
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Mayor Rhonda Pownell and doctors and staff receiving their awards

Northfield honored as a “Bookend Community” by Reach Out and Read

Northfield has been designated as a “Bookend Community,” where every primary care clinic in town takes part in Reach Out and Read, a national program that gives free books to kids at their health checkups, and gives advice to parents about reading aloud to their young children. 

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:21
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