Tag Archives: Diabetes

2017 November Health Observances

Everyone has their reasons why they started to smoke, but quitting will reduce… Continue reading

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November is American Diabetes Month 2016

Every November the American Diabetes Association focuses on raising “awareness and to create a sense of urgency about this growing public health crisis” of diabetes.  One out of every 11 Americans, more than 29 million, has diabetes.  And another 86 … Continue reading

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American Diabetes Association ALERT! Day

If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, it means your body does not use insulin properly.  Your doctor may treat the condition with oral medications and insulin and discuss lifestyle changes, such as changes to your diet and … Continue reading

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World Diabetes Day

The sooner you seek treatment for diabetes, the sooner you can get your symptoms under control. Continue reading

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It’s Expensive for Everyone When You Smoke

When the first Surgeon General’s report in 1964 linking smoking to cancer was released it was called “one of the most important documents in the U.S. public health history.”   The results from more than 8,000 documents had been analyzed … Continue reading

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Smoking Affects Life in South Carolina

…refusing to hire smokers may be the incentive South Carolina needs to improve the health of their state, especially for future generations. Continue reading

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