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What Is A1C?

By Mo Perry

Curious about A1C and what it reveals about your blood sugar? Discover what this crucial test measures, its role in diagnosing diabetes, and what the results mean for your health.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About A1C

By Mo Perry

High blood glucose and prediabetes diagnoses are becoming increasingly common, even among people who are otherwise in good health. Discover the factors that contribute to a concerning A1C reading, along with diet and lifestyle strategies that can help you regulate your blood-glucose levels.

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A Clearer View of Health: A Guide to Understanding Comprehensive Bloodwork

With Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 8, Episode 13

Learn about some additional blood markers you can have tested beyond the traditional panels and why they matter for painting a more complete picture of your current state of your health.

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The Downsides of the Sweet Stuff: All About Sugar and Sugar Alternatives

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 12

Sugar is everywhere, and — as with so many things — too much of it is detrimental to our health and well-being. While this is common knowledge for many, most of us are still consuming well more than is recommended, and the topic has gotten even more confusing in recent years with the proliferation of artificial and natural sweeteners. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, explains the body-wide health effects of sugar, the pros and cons of the various types of sweet sources, and how we can be more mindful about sugar’s place in our diets.

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Life Time in the News: “His Doctor Said He Wouldn’t Make it to 50 Years Old — So He Lost 230 Pounds”

By Life Time Editorial Team

How a doctor’s visit prompted this Life Time member to start a transformational weight-loss journey.

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Which Health Conditions Are Considered Inflammatory?

By Mo Perry

Chronic conditions such as autoimmune disorders, Alzheimer’s, and certain types of arthritis indicate some level of inflammation.

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Kicking the Sugar Habit — Together

By Annie Kragness

One Life Time team member and her parents enrolled in the Life Time Sugar Fix program together to eliminate the ingredient from their diets. This was their experience.

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5 Markers For Every Health-Conscious Person to Know

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Regularly testing for and tracking these markers can provide invaluable insights to the course of your health journey.

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How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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Birdie Wermy’s Success Story

By Birdie Wermy

How a grueling relay started one Indigenous runner on a path toward a healthier, happier life.

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PUMPING IRONY: Destined for Diabetes?

By Craig Cox

A prediabetes diagnosis can trigger all sorts of nightmarish scenarios, but mounting evidence suggests that seniors are a lot less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than we’ve been led to believe.

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