Regional
6:00 am
Sat December 20, 2014

NMSU Extension Program Helps Pre-Diabetics Make A Lifestyle Change

Registered dietitian Gaby Phillips, left, a program specialist with New Mexico State University’s Extension Family and Consumer Sciences department, shows off the latest weigh-in results of Barbara Dutton, 74, a participant in the National Diabetes Prevention Program. (NMSU photo by Amanda Bradford)

  When Barbara Dutton’s doctor told her last January that the 157 pounds she was carrying on her slight 5-foot frame put her body mass index over the line from overweight to obese, she knew she had to take action. Her father had been diabetic, and she didn’t want Type 2 diabetes to be part of her future.

Since then, the 74-year-old retired teacher has dropped 45 pounds – thanks, in part, to the National Diabetes Prevention Program offered by New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with Molina Healthcare.

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Remembrances
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Sat December 20, 2014

Bridwell Created A Big Red Dog That Grew With Readers' Love

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NPR Story
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Cubans Blame Their Woes On The U.S. Embargo

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Sports
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

What A Thaw In Cuba Relations Means For Baseball

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U.S.
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Obama Wraps Up A 'Breakthrough' 2014

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 9:33 am

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Europe
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Suddenly, Russia's Confidence Stumbles

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Africa
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Excavation Reveals Regular Citizens Who Really Ran Ancient Egypt

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Africa
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Designing State Symbols For The World's Newest Country

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Science
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

3-D Scanning Sonar Brings Light To Deep Ocean Shipwrecks

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Asia
5:42 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Obama: Sony Should Have Talked To Him Before Pulling 'The Interview'

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 9:28 am

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