Upstate University Hospital registered dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us the bottom line on salt — how much do we need, can we have much or too little, and what can we do about it? What’s In The Foods You Eat Search Tool, from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Research Service.
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Upstate developmental pediatrician Nienke Dosa, MD, MPH, talks about the main issues that remain regarding children with disabilities in terms of access to physical education and sports activities. She is joined by Peyton Sefick, a Syracuse University graduate assistant and power wheelchair soccer player who has been highly active in promoting adaptive sports. They are both involved in the Fitness Inclusion Network (Fit-IN), a collaborative initiative launched in 2013 with support from the Upstate Foundation/Golisano Children’s Hospital, SUNY Cortland Department of Physical Education, and the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Dosa is a senior fellow at Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute and the first professor of Child Health Policy at Upstate. Sefick was selected to play on Team USA, which won the 2012 FIPFA World Cup, and is the team captain for CNY United, which won the 2012 Champions Cup.
Exercise physiologist Carol Sames, PhD discusses recent research that identifies numerous previously unknown ways in which regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer, helps control diabetes and boosts brainpower. Sames is the Director of Upstate’s Vitality! program, which was conceived as a natural extension of the programs and activities offered through the traditional health care system. For more information or to enroll in the Vitality! program, call (315) 464-9992. Read the story: Researchers Explain Why Exercise Works Magic, The Scientific American.
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Upstate University Hospital registered dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, helps us harness the inevitable “snack attacks” that tend to wreak havoc on a healthy diet with some great suggestions. Eatright.org
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James Rimmer, PhD, the Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences, was the keynote speaker for a recent conference on adaptive physical education. He shares a broad overview of where we are nationally with adaptive physical education in terms of policy and practice. Dr. Rimmer also directs the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability. For more information, call 1-800-900-8086.
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The Upstate Women’s Health Network (WHN) is an exciting new program designed to provide women with the easiest access to care – whatever their needs or stage of life – utilizing the expertise of Upstate’s health care team. Lynn Shepard Scott, WHN director, is joined by program coordinator Cathy Patrick to explain how women will be guided by a dedicated nurse liaison, and have access to the most advanced women’s care available, plus preferred access to health screenings, educational and lifestyle enhancement programs and more.
Take control of your health! Sign up and receive alerts to exclusive events, access to support groups and seminars, small group Q&A sessions with doctors and the first opportunity to attend free, special events throughout the year. To join the Women’s Health Network, contact our Nurse Liaison at 315-464-2756.
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us to focus on the quality of the foods we eat by choosing fresh fruits, vegetables and ‘whole foods’ – foods that have not been processed, which are higher in fiber and nutrition.
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Yogurt is a great snack to grab on the run, but it’s much more than that. Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, shares the many health benefits of yogurt, which is a rich source of calcium and protein, high in vitamins and minerals, and some contain probiotics to help regulate digestion. As always, she advises checking with your healthcare care provider before making any major dietary changes. Read more: aboutyogurt.comusprobiotics.org
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us about the importance of fiber in our diet – to aid digestion, fight chronic diseases and lower bad cholesterol. She shares foods that are naturally high in fiber, including fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains, and the recommended amounts for a healthy diet.
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Paula Trief, PhD, discusses a study she is conducting in cooperation with Upstate’s Joslin Diabetes Center that is looking at the effectiveness of telephone weight loss coaching in pre-diabetics. This is a followup to the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a major clinical research study that determined weight loss was more effective than medication in preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants who were prediabetic. Read more about clinical trials at Upstate.
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Beth Hillson, gluten-free chef and founder of the Gluten-Free Pantry, talks about living well with Diabetes and Celiac Disease. Hillson, diagnosed with celiac disease in 1976, is president of the American Celiac Disease Alliance and a food editor of Living Without magazine. Read Beth’s blog at GlutenFreeMakeovers.com. Original air date 11/27/11
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Dragos Mihaila, MD, director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Upstate Medical University is joined by Carol Sames, PhD, director of Upstate’s Vitality Fitness Program, to help us understand Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. They stress the importance of exercise and nutritional balance as strategies for living well, and encourage their caregivers to follow that same advice. For more information about the Vitality program, call 315-464-9992.
The Onondaga County Department of Aging and Youth sponsors two groups that meet monthly to provide education and support to patients and families dealing with this disease: On the first Monday of each month, 12:30 – 2 pm, at The Hearth at Greenpoint, 150 Old Liverpool Road, Liverpool; and on the second Tuesday of each month, 6 – 7:30 pm, at The Villas of Summerfield, 100 Summerfield Village Lane, Onondaga Hill off Velasko Road. For information, call 315-435-2362 x140 or email email@example.com.