Marlayna Bollinger

Diabetes Prevention

Marlayna Bollinger is the founder and Executive Director of the Skinny Gene Project, a diabetes prevention, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. She has been a diabetes prevention advocate for 12 years and is passionate about teaching parents how to end the trend of diabetes in their families. The Skinny Gene Project received the 2010 Influence San Diego Non-Profit of the Year Award and is currently the only non-profit it San Diego County with a diabetes prevention program that is recognized by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

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  • Children and Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the “silent killer”? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We’ve got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe.

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