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Diabetes occurs when our blood sugar gets elevated. This occurs due to a relative or absolute impairment in insulin secretion, along with varying degrees of peripheral resistance to the action of insulin. If body does not produce insulin at all, we become completely dependent on external insulin. We commonly call this as Insulin Dependent diabetes. If the body produces inadequate insulin or if there is increased resistance to the action of insulin – we commonly refer to this as Type 2 diabetes.

The beginning of the New Year is a great time to set personal health goals to make this year even better than the last. Whether the goal is to lose weight, quit smoking or just to live healthier in general, it is important to continue to work on our health and set achievable goals.

Today more than one third of adults are obese in the United States. The problem is even more common along the Gulf Coast. Obesity brings an increase in medical bills and complex medical conditions. It can drastically change a person's lifestyle.

Start the year off right with a resolution to add more vegetables to your meals.

Board certified, family medicine physician Dr. Jennifer Driscoll writes on how to stay fit and trim from a post-military perspective.

Here’s a quick thought exercise: If you’re retired military and you were invited to attend a friend’s retirement ceremony, or some other official function, do you think you could fit into your old dress uniform?