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Public health experts urge employers to help workers with diabetes prevention

Disease causes 15 million lost work days a year
November 1, 2013

In recognition of November as National Diabetes Month, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is urging employers to identify and respond to the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity.


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Get Your Cholesterol Checked

Having high cholesterol puts you at risk of developing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
September 17, 2013
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your cholesterol checked and learn about the importance of keeping your cholesterol at healthy levels.


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Optometrists anticipate “boom” in eye diseases as baby boomers turn 60

Some diseases have no symptoms in early stages
March 27, 2013

In a year where an estimated 2.8 million baby boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association.


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New salvo fired in soda wars

Global health hazard? Or tasty beverage?
March 20, 2013

In a development that’s certain to generate controversy, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health say they’ve linked sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks and fruit drinks to 180,000 deaths worldwide each year


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November 24, 2012

Here are the week's top news stories as featured on www.ISHN.com:


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How employers can address diabetes problem

November 21, 2012

In recognition of November as National Diabetes Month, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is providing tools and resources to help employers identify and respond to the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity.


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Diagnosed diabetes grows at a dramatic rate throughout the United States

Eighteen states saw 100 percent or more increase between 1995 and 2010
November 20, 2012

The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes increased in all U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico between 1995 and 2010, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Weekly news round-up

November 10, 2012

Here are the top news stories of the week from www.ISHN.com:


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Cintas Identifies Five Critical Steps Employees Should Take During a Diabetic Emergency Cintas brings awareness to American Diabetes Month and workplace emergencies

November 7, 2012

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), the leader in first-aid and safety products and services delivery, today announced five steps employees should take during a diabetic emergency. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million American children and adults have diabetes, and 79 million more are at a high risk of developing the disease.


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For National Diabetes Month, NIH urges actions to reach health goals

November 6, 2012

In observance of National Diabetes Month, including World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) urges people to take action and make simple but important lifestyle changes to achieve their health goals — whether they have diabetes or are at risk for the disease.


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