The Scoop on Easter Traditions

Easter is a Christian holiday, but some of the most common traditions surrounding Easter seemingly have nothing to do with religion.  Many of these traditions have been around for centuries, while a few, like Easter candy, came about… Read More

Celebrate Siblings Day with a Medical ID for Everyone

Siblings Day (sometimes called National Siblings Day) is an American celebration held annually on April 10 to honor the relationships of siblings.  Unlike Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, it is not federally recognized, although this is the stated goal of the Siblings Day… Read More

April is Autism Awareness Month

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, an entire month devoted to raising awareness about this disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in every 88 children is diagnosed with some form of autism – 1 in… Read More

TODAY IS AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION ALERT DAY®

American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is a one-day “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Today, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, is… Read More

March is Red Cross Month – 10 Ways to Help

March is American Red Cross Month.  The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States. It is the designated U.S. affiliate of the International Federation of Red… Read More

Ryan Reed to Compete in the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes

Roush Fenway Racing’s (RFR) Ryan Reed will compete in this Saturday’s (March 15th) Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 race at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS).  This marks the second NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at this track for him…. Read More

Dexcom Supports NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed’s American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ Initiative

Dexcom, Inc., the leader in continuous glucose monitoring, announced on March 5th that it is supporting NASCAR driver Ryan Reed and the American Diabetes Association’s Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ national diabetes awareness initiative (click here to read the full… Read More

Top 10 Foolish Health Beliefs

There are plenty of ridiculous health claims around the internet, and many of them seem really believable.  Some we’ve heard all our lives from family, friends, and people peddling products. How do we separate the truth from myth… Read More

7 Tips to Spring Cleaning a Senior Loved One’s Home

The following is re-posted from a recent blog post on the One Call Alert website.  Click here to read the original blog post. Why is spring the time of year we take a step back and do a… Read More

National Nutrition Month: 10 great resources for diabetic recipes

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. The… Read More