By: Denisse Oller Dear friends, November is synonymous of Thanksgiving, a cornerstone Holiday for all Americans. It is a day in which together with our dearest ones and in the warmth of our dinner table, we give thanks. Every Thanksgiving at home is a family feast. This year our menu
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Acción de Gracias

By: Denisse Oller Hola amigos, Noviembre es sinónimo de Acción de Gracias, quizás el feriado más importante para todos los estadounidenses. Es un día en el que nos reunimos con nuestros seres más queridos para, mediante una cena tradicional, dar gracias. En mi casa es un festín familiar. Este año
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Diabetes Dialogue: Risk Factors for Type 1, 2

By: Diego Ponieman, M.D. M.P.H. Diabetes can be a complicated disease. It is not just the well-known Type 1 and Type 2 that I am talking about. There is also MODY, 3c or pancreatogenic just to name a few; these are types that we are still learning about. The month
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Doña Ramona had a full life. Diabetes took it away from her.

By: Denisse Oller Doña Ramona had a full life. Diabetes took it away from her. Each November, we observe National Diabetes Month to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Doña Ramona died last Friday in Washington Heights. She was only 74 years old. She was the matriarch of the Carvajal
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Doña Ramona tuvo una vida plena, pero la diabetes se la arrebató.

By: Denisse Oller Doña Ramona tuvo una vida plena, pero la diabetes se la arrebató. Cada noviembre, celebramos a nivel nacional el mes de la diabetes para llamar la atención sobre la diabetes y su impacto en millones de estadounidenses. Doña Ramona falleció el viernes pasado en Washington Heights. Tenía apenas 74
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A Fall Veggie Delight!

By: Denisse Oller A Fall Veggie Delight! Here is a dish for you, vegetable lovers… even for those of you who think you do not like vegetables! You are going to fall for this. Pisto is the name of a Spanish dish typical from the Region of Murcia and La Mancha. It is made of tomatoes, onions, eggplant, green
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Vegetales con Sabor a España

By: Denisse Oller Vegetales con Sabor a España Si eres amante de los vegetales, esta receta te hará la boca agua. Es más, te aseguro que te encantará aún si crees que no te gustan los vegetales. Pisto es el nombre de un plato típico español de las regiones de
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Lessons In Resilience

By: Denisse Oller I did not see my family, as I had hoped to. At midday in San Juan, it might as well have been dusk. The sky turned from bright blue to dark gray in a matter of seconds, and heavy rain poured like it was on fire. I had
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Lecciones en fortaleza

By: Denisse Oller Tenía la esperanza de ver a mi familia, pero me fue imposible. Apenas era mediodía en San Juan, pero parecía que era de noche. En cuestión de segundos, el cielo azul típico del mediodía en la isla se tornó gris oscuro y comenzó a llover que parecía
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Pumpkins are not just for Halloween!

By: Denisse Oller Pumpkins are not just for Halloween! October is synonymous with fall foliage, Halloween, and of course, pumpkins! For many, pumpkins are an ornament of the autumnal season. Did you know that pumpkin has more Vitamin A than carrot? It is an excellent source of fiber and potassium,
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