Category Archives: Exercise

Team Brad and Dena, Phoenix AIDS Walk, by guest blogger Kelly

Today’s blog is written by Kelly, the friendly and efficient team member who will be the first to greet you by phone (or in person) at Desert Ridge Smiles.  Thank you for sharing your story. As the summer days end and fall … Continue reading

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Recharging my batteries

Do you ever feel like a hamster on a wheel? Going, going, going, with little time for rest? It is nice to take a break, find relaxation and get rejuvenated. Vacation was just what was needed! Twenty-three years ago, my … Continue reading

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Working on my Bucket List

Have you ever wanted to do something that would stretch your capabilities, but would empower you once completed?  I did just that when I was able to hike the Grand Canyon, with some experienced hiker friends of mine! Now I … Continue reading

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Why Diabetics Need Good Oral Health: Desert Ridge Smiles

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which insulin is not regulating glucose properly.  It is one of the most common chronic illnesses, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), and as of January 2011, 26 million Americans have diabetes and … Continue reading

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It’s the Inflammation, baby!

My instructor for aerobics class in the 80’s used to always say, “Exercise! It’s your life insurance policy!”  I have made exercise a part of my life because it makes me feel good, look good, and makes my body function … Continue reading

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