Diabetes Is On The Rise

 – November 16, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

The International Diabetes Federation predicts that one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030. And even now, north of 96th street, doctors at The Mount Sinai Medical Center say one in four adults have diabetes. Dr. Ronald Tamler, Clinical Director of The Mount Sinai Diabetes Center, is part of a program at Mount Sinai called “Walk the Walk.” “We recommend taking 10,000 steps or more per day. Stay away from white bread, potatoes, and white rice.” Alenka Ravnik-List, a dietician at Mount Sinai said, “If you are taking the bus, start walking one stop before.” Learn More