Tag Archives: Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month

Here is an interesting slide that packs in a lot of data and clearly indicates the severity of the issue we face. We have a lot of work to do to identify the pre-diabetics in order to prevent them from developing the disease, as … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month and a time remind ourselves of the need to focus on some of the health disparities that have become all to common in the United States. While I have previously discussed the growing prevalence … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day

March 22 is Diabetes Alert Day.  Diabetes, and in particular, Type 2 diabetes is a disease that is affecting more and more Americans every day.  Once a disease typically seen only in older adults we now have children living with … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for your Prevention Program – Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy (Column 4)

This series has been discussing what a company should look for when selecting a program to improve the health and productivity of their employees. We have explored wellness, preventive medicine, and the accreditation.  This column will briefly discuss some of … Continue reading

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NY Times Story on Diabetes – Featuring Dr. Ron Loeppke

“Diabetes is the noninfectious epidemic of our time,” said Dr. Ronald Loeppke, vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine, a company that offers wellness and prevention programs to employers and individuals. That’s the background for a story today in the NY Times (Protecting … Continue reading

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Team Prevention Completes the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes

It was a cold day in Jacksonville with temperatures near forty degrees, but a brave and hearty group of employees,  friends and family from U.S. Preventive Medicine, including our founder and chairman, Chris Fey came out to the Jacksonville Zoo … Continue reading

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Todays the Day: StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes

Well todays the day Team Prevention does the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes.  Thanks to all of you who contributed and/or walked for this good cause. Working together we can assist those with Diabetes and even more importantly through lifestyle … Continue reading

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StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes – less than 1 Week to go

November is American Diabetes Month and I am now close to raising $1,000, which was my first goal for the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes on November 6, so I raised my goal to $1,500. With less than a week … Continue reading

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Webinar: The Power of Prevention, November 2, 11-12 eastern

Tomorrow, you can attend a free webinar discussing a recent study “The Impact of The Prevention Plan on Employee Health Risk Reduction” published in Population Health Management. Join Dr. Ron Loeppke for an informative discussion and learn how The Prevention … Continue reading

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