National Nutrition Month: 5 foods to add to your cooking arsenal

March is National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits…. Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Fun “Facts”

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner on March 17th.  Many of us will celebrate by wearing green, eating corned beef and cabbage, going to parties and perhaps imbibing a little.  But what do we really know… Read More

Timeless Valentine

As time goes by from year to year, One thing is surely true, my dear; Though decades come and decades go, Just seeing you sets me aglow.   Time shifts my body; I start to sag, When I… Read More

Strategies to Help Prevent Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month.  In an effort to continue the drive toward heart health awareness, the following is re-posted from the Mayo Clinic website.  For the original article, click here.   You can prevent heart disease by… Read More

Heart Disease and Women

February is American Heart Month.  Heart disease is the number 1 killer in women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year.  February 7th is National Wear Red Day to raise… Read More

Allergy-Friendly Super Bowl Party

With the Super Bowl upon us this weekend, many of you will be hosting parties.  If you have any friends or family with food allergies, you know that there are sometimes challenges with menu planning to make sure… Read More

Why is a Medical ID Important for a Person with Diabetes?

Medical IDs and Diabetes Diabetes bracelet or diabetic jewelry is probably the last thing on your mind after being recently diagnosed with diabetes. After all, bracelets, necklaces and anklets may not seem to serve any purpose beyond being… Read More

Is a Medical ID Tattoo Right for You?

Tattoos have been around for a very, very long time.  This much we know, but as more and more young people are diagnosed with diabetes, tattoo art that often spoke in rebellious terms has found a new meaning…. Read More

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

It’s that time of year again when you notice that maybe the holiday pounds have added up more than they used to or that you just need a fresh start and want to drop some weight. Well, our… Read More

January is National Blood Donor Month

Since 1970 January has been declared National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, and with good reason.  Above all other times of the year, it’s the month that presents the most challenges in recruiting people to give blood.  This January… Read More

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