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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.

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.

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.

Click here for more information about food and exercise

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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.

Work with the Pros 2011 – Week 1 – F as in Football, F as in Fat

It is football season and Dwight Clark and Ron Filice are picking the games each week, and talking about health and wellness, in particular, highlighting a report recently issued by the nonprofit organization, Trust for America’s Health, titled F as in Fat. This year, F as in Football, F as in Fat. Get fit and get better health insurance, click here for quotes.

What is the report F as in Fat?

It is a report published by the non-profit, non-partisan organization, Trust for America’s Health, www.healthyamericans.org

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