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Diabetes Awareness Month Is November 2016

By on December 8 2016 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

Diabetes is an important health topic for us all. November is Diabetes awareness month.   December 10, 2016, 7:36 AM|According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy for the U.S. population fell from 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015. CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News medical contributor […]

Health News : Focus on the Heart

By on April 30 2016 | Health & Wellness, Health Insurance, Life Insurance | Leave a comment

Fortunately people get warning signs before they have a major heart event. A sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical problem” in the body , where the heart stops beating. Time is of the essence (Minutes  matter  – 10 or less) This brings me to some things that all of us should keep in mind: Have […]

Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

By on December 14 2015 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

Diabetes Awareness Month is November of each year and I try to talk about this issue for all of us. This condition can and does effect a lot of people and  it has touched my life and it will for dare I say most if not all Americans. Diet and exercise are key to keeping […]

Diabetes Awareness Month 2013

By on November 15 2013 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, every year, and 11/14 is World Diabetes Awareness Day.     We all should be aware of this real problem, and we all are at potential risk. But by being aware is the first step in preventing the problem for you and the people you love. Take the Diabetes Risk […]

Diabetes and Diabesity | What We Can Do About Them

By on July 17 2013 | Individual Insurance | Leave a comment

Diabetes  or Diabetes Melitus, which is the full name of the disease that people have some chance to control by how they live and eat.  There are three major types of diabetes melitus (DM). Type I DM  This is the type where you body does not make insulin and so the person has to take […]

Better Health Care May Already Be In Your Pocket

By on January 28 2013 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

Thursday Night (01/24/2013) on the  NBC TV’s Rock Center with Brian Williams I saw a segment on wireless medicine. The reporter, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, was interviewing  Dr. Eric Topol on this fascinating topic. I like the report for it talks to people about having US becoming more engaged with our own health, and yes this is coming […]

Nutrition Information and Good Eats

By on November 29 2012 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

I recently heard on the radio a quick segment on a eCookbook from MD Anderson.   “The Cancer Hospital” in Houston TX. At The Table is the Title and I have looked it over and think it could be a good resource for good healthy food and eating. I am using this blog post to list […]

BMI & Personal Weight

By on July 28 2011 | Health Insurance Glossary | Leave a comment

What is BMI (Body Mass Index)? How is it calculated and what use is it to me and Insurance companies? BMI is a number based on a person’s weight and height that provides a way to estimate the effect of weight on health. The higher the BMI, the greater the risk of diseases such as […]