Topic: Mary Steinhardt

Living with diabetes

Dec. 17, 2009
Living with diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is becoming the most prevalent health problem in the U.S., affecting more than 20.8 million people at an estimated cost of $132 billion annually. Minority groups are affected at higher rates, with African Americans 1.8 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Richard Holmes has been living with type 2 diabetes for 10 years. Follow Holmes as he goes to work and his support group.

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Learn about college's health educators

Nov. 24, 2008
Learn about college's health educators

In The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, an exceptional team of health educators has built a reputation for conducting cutting-edge research on topics that define an individual's or community's quality of life and vigorously promoting to the public the best practices for achieving optimal health.

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Researcher discusses how to manage stress

June 30, 2008
Researcher discusses how to manage stress

Unless you're a natural-born optimist, of course, you may really have to work at seeing possibilities when times are tough.

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Resilience is key to thriving rather than just surviving, says expert

June 16, 2008

Houston's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center sees, treats and studies about 80,000 adult and pediatric patients a year. If you ask a doctor there how most patients handle the battle with cancer, you'll find that it's a little like asking how most people handle marriage or getting an MBA.

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Resilience Improves Diabetes Self-Management, According to Preliminary Study Results

April 28, 2008

Resilience expert Dr. Mary Steinhardt has completed the first stage of a diabetes study, the results of which show that coaching classes and resilience-building can help African American adults with type 2 diabetes more successfully self-manage the disease.

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