September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month On August 29th, President Obama proclaimed September, 2014 to be National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Wondering about Delaware’s response to obesity and what resources we have already? In the August 2014 issue of Health Affairs, Chang et al published “A Statewide Strategy to Battle Child Obesity in Delaware”… Read More ›
Have you ever wondered whether patients measuring their blood pressures at home is actually useful? Check out the CDC’s Science in Brief on Self Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring for the answer!
Sodium is Salt! For some of our patients learning how to spot the salt in their diet is just not obvious. They know enough to avoid the salt shaker at the table but are astounded that their diet continues to have too much! First things first: How much salt is okay? This answer depends on… Read More ›
On Wednesday September 17th Million Hearts Delaware Chair, Dr. Edward Goldenberg’s presented “2013 Lipid Guidelines Update” to the Delaware Academy of Family Phyicians (DAFP) and the Christiana Care Health System Department of Family & Community Medicine. His presentation was well received by the group. One participant commented “I learned a lot. I wasn’t sure where to… Read More ›
Christiana Care and Million Hearts DE provided information about how to prevent heart disease and stroke to hundreds of attendees at Wilmington Wellness Day. For more information read the article.