Archive for November, 2011

Work with the Pros – Week 11 American Diabetes Month, Diabetes and your Eyes

Your vision is getting fuzzy, maybe it is time for glasses. So, you go to see the eye doctor and discover that the cause of your blurred vision is diabetes! Vision changes are often the first sign of diabetes, and many cases are identified for the first time during an eye exam. Get health insurance quotes here for eye exams.

Check out the link and take the pledge to STOP diabetes NOW (last week’s blog)

Get health insurance quotes here for diabetes screenings and insulin coverage.

Shopping for Health Insurance, 10 Questions You Need to Answer

This is open enrollment time, when Americans that have health insurance through their work can review their health insurance coverage. And if you do not have health insurance, all of the advertisements about open enrollment may motivate you to consider getting a health insurance plan. Where to start? What do you need? What are your options? Here are 10 questions you need to answer when shopping for health insurance or reviewing your health insurance coverage.

1) Relationship status: single, married, family? Has your status changed? Are you going through a divorce?

Work with the Pros – Week 10 American Diabetes Month, Pre-Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month. And with 79 million people diagnosed as pre-diabetic, education and efforts to stop diabetes have never been more important. If you are or know someone that is pre-diabetic, don’t delay! Studies tell us that early intervention can actually “turn back the clock” on elevated glucose levels.

Check out the link and take the pledge to STOP diabetes NOW (last week’s blog)

Get health insurance quotes here for diabetes screenings and insulin coverage.

What does it mean to be Pre-Diabetic?

Work with the Pros – Week 9 American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. And with 79 million people diagnosed as pre-diabetic, education and efforts to stop diabetes have never been more important. The STOP Diabetes National Campaign sponsored by NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and football analyst Herm Edwards takes aim at diabetes.

Check out the link and take the pledge to STOP diabetes NOW http://diabetesstopshere.org/2011/11/01/will-you-raise-your-hand-to-stop-diabetes/

Get health insurance quotes here for diabetes screenings and insulin coverage.

The facts about diabetes are alarming. Here are some statistics from the American Diabetes Association’s 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet (released Jan. 26, 2011):

Total prevalence of diabetes

Work with the Pros – Week 8 Red Ribbon Week

Every October, many schools host Red Ribbon Week, a time to discuss the impact of drugs and alcohol on children everywhere. But how do you talk to your kids about drugs? Hear what Dwight Clark told his children and get some ideas. Get health insurance quotes now.

How to Talk to Your Kids about Drugs and Alcohol

You make your kids use sunscreen and germ-killing soap and wear their seatbelts and bike helmets, but when it comes to talking to them about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, you may not be sure how to do it, where to start.

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