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Let's talk turkey: The main course of advance care planning

Posted by James Deming, M.D.
October 19, 2016

When I say “Let's talk turkey,” it isn’t about how to prepare the meat, but rather, how to use the holidays as a time to start talking to your provider and family members about your end-of-life wishes.

Resource Center(s): Aging, Hospice


Types of diabetes

Posted by Lori Flynn, C.D.E.
October 18, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control reports over 29 million people, fewer than 10 percent of the U.S. population, have diabetes. It’s also estimated that of those, 8.1 million people are undiagnosed.

Resource Center(s): Diabetes

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Post-race recovery tips for runners

Posted by Mayo Clinic staff
October 18, 2016

You’ve just finished a marathon or other running event — now recovery begins. So, let’s break it down into three different phases. Here's what you need to do after you finish, 12-24 post-race and  2-3 days post-race.

Resource Center(s): Exercise and Fitness

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