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2013-11-12 23:21:27

Routine Testing and Education Imperative for Diagnosis and Care of Diabetic Retinopathy Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 As part of November’s Diabetes Awareness Month, Laser Eye Center is promoting the increased education of diabetic retinopathy, its symptoms and treatment. Laser Eye Center offers laser eye surgery to all of Southern California and promotes optical health and proper care whenever possible. While Laser Eye Center does not perform diabetic retinopathy tests...

2013-11-08 23:24:51

Diabetes prevention is proven, possible and powerful. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Studies show that people at high risk for diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of the disease by losing 5-7% of body weight. For a 200 lb. person, that’s 10-14 pounds. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases, and it usually develops after the age of 40, which is why it used to be called "adult-onset diabetes." However, type 2 diabetes can develop at...

2013-11-05 23:26:15

Company Supports Healthy Lifestyles Through Products, Programs, and Partnerships Chattanooga TN (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 PlayCore encourages healthy behavior in people through the creation of products and best practice programs that promote the increase of active lifestyles and help to build communities through play. With November being American Diabetes Month, the company is encouraging all people to take the time to recognize the symptoms of diabetes, assess their own risk factors, and...

2013-11-01 23:25:17

Get Free Standard Shipping on Your Order During National Diabetes Month Promotional Event Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 American Diabetes Wholesale announces a Free standard shipping promotion for all eligible customers during National Diabetes Month at http://www.americandiabeteswholesale.com. The promotion begins on Friday, November 1 and is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address in the continental United States. No...

2013-10-31 23:35:00

Diabetes is A Family Affair - California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Diabetes is a challenging disease that affects the entire family. For those living with diabetes or who have a loved one with the disease, family support is very important, especially when it comes to managing diabetes and preventing serious health problems. It's also important to know that if there is a family history of diabetes – such as a mother, father, brother, or...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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