Diabetes is a serious chronic medical condition that if left untreated can be life threatening. There are nearly 6 million people in the United States living with diabetes who are undiagnosed so now it is more important than ever to learn the myths and realities of the condition.

Did you know that more than 24 million Americans have diabetes? You may be thinking, isn’t diabetes just a touch of sugar? The truth is diabetes is a serious chronic medical condition that if left untreated can be life threatening.

Through a video Public Service Announcement by Novo Nordisk and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC), actor James Avery best known for his role as Uncle Phil in the TV show Fresh Prince of Bell Air is breaking down the myths and realities of diabetes. It’s important to learn the facts as there are nearly 6 million people in the United States living with diabetes who are undiagnosed.

You can check out this informative video PSA by visiting the following link: www.westglen.com/online/novo_nordisk.htm

Diabetes cannot yet be cured, but it can be managed. Talk to your doctor, get tested, & take control of diabetes.

To find out more about diabetes and Novo Nordisk visit www.novonordisk-us.com. You can also learn more about the Entertainment Industries Council by visiting www.eiconline.org.

Dr. Machelle Seibel

Dr. Machelle Seibel

 
Machelle  Seibel, MD

It is a real pleasure to contribute a regular article to Families Online Magazine. Over the past 30 years I've had the privilege of providing care to over 10,000 women. I've helped them face their challenges, answered their questions, and heard the frustrations they deal with as they transition from their reproductive years to and through menopause.

As a result, my goal is to share the wisdom I've gained that applies directly to women's health and menopause, or provide insights that can be of help with their families. Some articles will be on things that are ongoing health and wellnesstopics, and others will be comments or perspectives on important issues you notice in the news.

You will find my two most recent books helpful. They are Eat to Defeat Menopause and Save Your Life: What to do in a Medical Emergency.

My websites are https://www.doctorseibel.com/ & https://www.healthrockwomen.com/. There are many FREE downloads, songs, videos, eBooks and other useful content that I hope will help you stay well. My comments here aren't intended to take the place of your healthcare provider. If you have a medical problem, be sure to ask your doctor.
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