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Interview with Lonna Gordon of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – 03.17.16

Dr. Lonna P Gordon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an Adolescent Medicine Specialist at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Florida A& M University and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Florida. Dr. Gordon is passionate about child and adolescent obesity prevention and treatment and has led a variety of clinical and community interventions related to those subjects. She also does research around the psychological and social implications of obesity during adolescence.

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MINDFUL PEOPLE OFTEN HAVE BETTER BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

“Everyday” mindfulness is an awareness of your thoughts and feelings. And people who have it tend to have healthy glucose levels, new research shows. They also are less likely to be obese and they’re more likely to believe they can change many of the important things in their life—two factors that scientists suspect may contribute to the healthy glucose levels. …