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Lisa Plendl

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Taking Control of Type 2 Diabetes for Better Outcomes

22/06/2015 12:25pm | 7245 views

With more education and disease management, T2D is no longer a “death sentence”.

Q & A with Dr. Samuel Arce, Chairman of the Board of the National Hispanic Medical Association

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Give Up All Your Favorite Foods With Diabetes? Not Necessarily So, Says City Of Hope Dietitian

15/07/2015 03:39pm | 7399 views

A diagnosis of diabetes typically means altering one’s diet to make it healthier, and more successfully manage the disease.

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Slimming Down Without the Fitness Club Membership: ¡Si´ Se Puede!

08/07/2015 12:29pm | 13239 views

Getting slim without the gym? It’s possible by making a few sustainable lifestyle changes, says City of Hope’s Mayra Serrano.

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About the Author

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Lisa Plendl

Senior Editor

Lisa Plendl is a senior writer specializing in healthcare, business, technology – and related trends.

She started her career as a staff writer for Los Angeles-area newspapers, after studying art history and philosophy at UCLA, and obtaining a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Long Beach. In the years since, she has written about topics ranging from technology breakthroughs in medicine, to reduction of fraud in public healthcare.

Plendl’s work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Copley Los Angeles Newspapers, and The California Journal. She has written for organizations including PacifiCare Health Systems, IBM, Ingram Micro, Georgia Tech, Dell, Symantec, and many others.