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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/

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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.

Work with the Pros – Week 7 Which Diets are Best?

Losing weight is overwhelming. You want to lose weight, you need to lose weight, you want to do it right, and you want to see results. But, with so many diet choices, it is hard to know where to start and which diet to pick. Which diets are best? Dwight Clark highlights the Wellness Council of America’s recommended diets.

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Wellness Council of America’s report on Which Diets are Best.

NFL Lines For Week 7 – NFL Football Line

Work with the Pros – Week 6 – Remembering Al Davis

NFL Lines For Week 6 – NFL Football Line

Favorite Line Underdog Ron’s Pick Dwight’s Pick
At Green Bay -15 St. Louis Green Bay St. Louis
At Pittsburgh -12 Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville
Philadelphia -1 At Washington Washington Washington
At Detroit -5 San Francisco Detroit San Francisco
At Atlanta -4 Carolina Atlanta Carolina
At Cincinnati -7 Indianapolis Indianapolis Indianapolis
At NY Giants -3 Buffalo NY Giants Buffalo
At Baltimore -7.5 Houston Baltimore Baltimore
At Oakland -5.5 Cleveland Oakland Oakland

Work with the Pros – Week 5 –Wellness Wins

Dwight Clark wants you to be well. He wants your coworkers to get well. This week we hear ideas and learn about ways employers educate, promote and support workplace wellness, as well as maintaining motivation and interest. And, as it is the month of October, Real Men Wear Pink.

Filice team members Michelle Montoya and Sheree Belardes help educate, promote and support wellness throughout Silicon Valley Companies, including their own company, Filice Insurance. Filice just ranked 10th in a contest sponsored by both the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times to rank the Healthiest Employers in the Bay Area, divided into four different sized categories: small, midsized, large and largest employers. The ranking was based on six categories: culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programs and interventions.

Real Men Wear Pink – Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

F is for football and P is for Pink. This week Dwight kicks off October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink and reminding everyone to remind the women that they love to get screened for breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Methods of reducing the risk of breast cancer are widely known, agreed on by the medical community, and covered by most insurance.

For more information on women’s health, check out our blogs.

So, this October, join the community and help lower risks of breast cancer by doing the following, or encouraging someone you love to:

Work with the Pros – Week 3 – Exercising with Co-Workers

F is for football, F is for Fit, and there is no easier way to get fit than with a team, so make a team of your coworkers. Why not? You spend a lot of time together, respect each other, work well together, motivate each other. Working requires discipline and so does being fit, so get a group of your coworkers together and form a team, and make it fun to be fit. Already fit? Better health insurance rates could be yours, click here. Here are Dwight’s favorite ideas for exercising with coworkers:

A charity run or walk

More Tips for Dining Out

Author: Tammy Parkinson, CPT, ACSM, NASM, Nutritionist,
Body Firm Personal Training & Nutrition Consulting
www.mybodyfirm.com

Your body is the coolest thing you will ever own!

TIPS FOR DINING OUT

Check out my blog about what to avoid when ordering off the menu at a restaurant. This blog adds to that so you CAN go to a restaurant and make yummy safe and calorically healthy choices.

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