How to Become a Clinical Social Worker
Are you interested in utilizing a holistic, strengths-based, social justice oriented approach to improve the well-being of individuals, families and groups? Then a career as a clinical social worker might be a good fit for you! According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), “Clinical social work is a specialty practice area of social work that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness, emotional and other behavioral dist
Coffee and Diabetes
Did you know that coffee may lower your risk of type 2 Diabetes by 11% ? According to a 2014 study conducted by Harvard Researchers, drinking one cup of coffee per day may lower your risk of developing type 2 Diabetes. However, if you already have type 2 diabetes, caffeine may increase insulin resistance. It is best to talk to your doctor about caffeine consumption. Here are some ways to maximize the health benefits of coffee: 1. Drink it black. 2.
November is Diabetes Month
Happy National Diabetes Month! This year's theme is "Take Diabetes to Heart." In 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population, were living with diabetes. Adults with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to die from heart disease or a stroke then people without diabetes. As a Care Manager, I encounter many patients diagnosed with diabetes. The good news is diabetes can be a preventable or manageable disease if you engage in healthy behaviors. I’ll be sh