Content tagged with: diabetes

6 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

heart health

If you’re like a lot of people, you might take your heart for granted. Heart health is so important, though – after all, it’s what keeps our bodies going day after day! But it’s not necessarily noticeable unless something is wrong. That’s why each of us should take steps to improve or maintain heart health… Read more »

Disease & Prevention

When you’re not well, it becomes very difficult to do your job well; and sometimes you can’t do your job at all. While everyone tries to avoid getting sick, the fact remains that disease affects everyone. This can be especially true in a school environment, where educators, students, support staff, administrative staff and others are… Read more »

Diabetes Facts and Glossary

Millions of Americans have diabetes, and there are many misconceptions about the disease. We’ve put together some common myths about diabetes, and shared with you some facts to help you learn more about it. And, be sure to check out our glossary of terms below for more information on diabetes. Diabetes Myths vs. Facts Myth:… Read more »

Diabetes

For the past several years, news of the diabetes epidemic in United States has been everywhere ― TV, newspapers, radio, social media ― and rightfully so. The statistics on the prevalence of the largely-preventable Type 2 diabetes are truly alarming. But while we know about its growth and that diabetes is serious, many people may… Read more »

Chronic Disease

Chronic diseases are long-lasting conditions that can be controlled but not cured, and are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. These include heart disease, cancer, and stroke, and are also among the most costly affecting our country. The upside? Chronic diseases are among the most preventable of health problems.  … Read more »