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CEDAR RAPIDS — Once a week, nurse Kelli Jo Bieber stops by George and Carol Dahms’s Monticello home to refill their medications and take their vitals — including pulse, weight and blood pressure.
Bieber has been doing these weekly home visi Read More »
DES MOINES — Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Health say 13 travelers have returned to the state from the western African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea in the past 21 days.
Those countries have widespread transmis Read More »
Keeping blood sugars at healthy levels is always a challenge for people with diabetes. But, from now through Super Bowl Sunday, the food season makes it even harder. Being aware of which foods contain carbohydrates and choosing moderate portions Read More »
As seen on the KCRG TV-9 News at Midday, Friday October 31.
Tis the season for all things pumpkin! From warm drinks to sweet treats and even savory dishes from the slow cooker, pumpkin enhances many autumn favorites. Today your Hy-Vee Read More »
Do You Have Pre-Diabetes?
Would you believe at least 54 million Americans have pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. A fasting blood glucose l Read More »
If you're looking to shed a few pounds, soup may just be the perfect dish for you! Studies have shown that people who begin their meal with soup consume significantly fewer calories at that meal. Why are soups so filling? Broth-based soups have a Read More »
October is the official kickoff to slow cooker season. The brisk weather outside calls for a warm meal, and utilizing your slow cooker is a great way to have a comforting (and gluten-free!) meal ready for you after a day of autumn activi Read More »
IOWA CITY — Infectious disease experts at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics said Tuesday that they’ve been honing procedures, training and retraining staff, and feel “very well prepared” should an Ebola patient require treatment at the Read More »
DES MOINES — The state’s flu activity still is low, but two strains of the virus are already circulating, public health officials said Tuesday.
“This is the perfect time to get your flu vaccination,” said Iowa Department of Public Health Me Read More »
Beef is an excellent source of 10 essential nutrients including zinc, iron, protein and many B-vitamins. There are 29 cuts of beef that meet the government guidelines for lean. Animal proteins--such as lean beef--are complete, high-quality protein Read More »