American Diabetes Association Publishes New Nutrition Guidelines

November 19th, 2014

Healthful Eating By Jill Ashbey-Pejoves Earlier this year, the American Diabetes Association published new nutrition guidelines for people with diabetes. The ADA reviewed the available research on nutrition in diabetes and found that, when it comes to diet and diabetes, one size does not fit all. According to the guidelines, the goals of nutrition therapy […]

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New York Labor and Delivery Nurse on the Helpful Aspects of Electronic Fetal Monitoring

November 18th, 2014

Why Electronic Fetal Monitoring is a Woman’s Friend by Enid Nwosisi What is Electronic Fetal Monitoring? As a labor and delivery nurse, I find that the majority of expectant moms need electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) at least once during their pregnancy. In addition, during labor, all women need EFM, either intermittently or continuously. By providing […]

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Use by date, Sell by date, Food safety

November 14th, 2014

The Sniff Test by Amy Rosenfeld How often do you take something from the refrigerator, smell it, and then promptly turn to the nearest unsuspecting family member and say, “How does this smell to you?” Foods can develop an off odor, flavor or appearance related to bacteria, and while the “sniff test” has become a […]

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