A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

The Sleep Solution: 6 Tips for Better Shuteye

What time do you tuck yourself in each night? Your answer may be more important than you think. One in three Americans don’t get enough sleep, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Why is this significant? Because there’s a strong connection between sleep and healthy habits. People who go to bed […]

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

By Dr. Suneil Koliwad, Senior Yes Health Advisor We’ve all heard the stories, whether from friends or the news: diabetes might be reversible. Someone who once had to manage their blood sugar with pills or insulin shots, now doesn’t. But how applicable are these individual triumphs to the average American, and most importantly, if people have successfully kicked diabetes to […]

Hawaii’s “Screen at 23” Diabetes Prevention Campaign Targets High-Risk, Lower-BMI Populations

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health  In a breakthrough moment earlier this week, the State of Hawaii announced plans to formally identify people who have an elevated risk for diabetes. On March 22, 2016, which coincided with the American Diabetes Associations’ national “Diabetes Alert Day,” Hawaii began a statewide effort to screen people of Asian […]

What Does BMI Really Tell Us?

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health  We’ve all heard the term “BMI”—whether from our personal trainer or our physician. But what does it really mean? And how important is our “score” to our overall health? BMI, or body mass index, is calculated from our height and weight to give us a general measure of our body […]

Prediabetes Takes Center Stage in New PSA Campaign

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health  The American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have teamed up with the Ad Council to produce a new series of short ads focused on prediabetes that launched last week. Prediabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes, which […]