Posts With Category: ‘News’

How Can Genetics Affect Diabetes?

Shawna Purcell - Genetics and Diabetes
January 29th, 2018

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are both serious, chronic diseases that require ongoing management. They’re different in several ways, but both have a genetic component. In this blog, Dr. Shawna Purcell of Capital Diabetes & Weight Loss Center in Olympia WA explains more about how genetics affects both types of diabetes: What is the […]

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Staying Relaxed this Holiday Season

Stressed during the holidays
December 26th, 2017

The holidays can be a time of joy, but they can also bring a great deal of stress. It’s easy to become frazzled with all the demands of your time and money, and your regular schedule becomes disrupted. Here are some tips on how to stay relaxed during the holiday season, as well as some […]

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How Genetic Testing can Help with Obesity

woman jogging through city
July 25th, 2017

How would you feel if a medication could be designed specifically just for you? Although individualized medications are still a long way off, healthcare, as a whole, is moving in a similar direction. More and more treatments are built around specific genetic markers that can predict certain types of illness. Genetic testing allows people to […]

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