The Mosquito: Public (Health) Enemy #1

Mosquitoes! What are they good for? Besides transmitting more deadly diseases than any other creature on the planet: malaria (claims an average of a million lives a year), West Nile virus, and dengue fever (which used to be called “break bone” fever because it sometimes causes severe muscle & joint pain that feels like bones…

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Catering to a Diabetic Diet


In honor of November as National Diabetes Awareness Month, we’d like to make you aware of some recipes that are great for your health AND taste buds! Let’s start with a Spinach Salad with Berries, Nuts & Feta. It really couldn’t be simpler. Fresh spinach Fruit- blueberries, strawberries, raspberries Walnuts (or almonds) Feta Cheese Raspberry…

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StepOut: Walk to Stop Diabetes


We’re stepping out, taking strides and making moves to STOP DIABETES in its tracks…and make it take a hike. This is not an easy task, mainly because it requires many people to get in the game and step up to the advocacy plate. First, here are a few reasons why we’ve decided to join in the…

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Diabetes Management: Show It Who’s Boss!


Managing a diabetic lifestyle is a challenge, but with the right knowledge, philosophy and discipline, it can be done and done well. We’d like to invite you to our Diabetes Management learning experience at ProHealth Medical Care on October 12th (next Wednesday) from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Health professionals will be talking about carb counting,…

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Diabetes: The Unwanted Relative

girl with diabetes

Is “diabetes” ever mentioned at your family get togethers? Though it’s not an actual relative, it hits home for many families. Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in our country. In fact, 1.9 million Americans will hear “You have diabetes” this year. Even if a close family member is one of those 1.9…

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