Get moving during November’s Diabetes Awareness Month

With temperatures cooling and a food-centric holiday like Thanksgiving on the horizon, November is an excellent time to focus on preventing diabetes, a chronic illness impacting 29 million Americans – or just more than nine percent of the country’s population – according to the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An Read More »

Celebrate Men’s Health Week June 15-21

Today kicks off Men’s Health Week as men and boys across the U.S. are encouraged to take care of their health and well being. Many of the issues highlighted during men’s health week, including eating healthier, working towards preventative care and long term-well being are aspects that individual men can take care of themselves. During Read More »

Healthy Heart Program impacting lives

As the leading cause of death nationwide, heart disease has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control’s latest figures from 2012, diseases of the heart were responsible for more than 9,000 deaths in Oklahoma alone. Poor diets, a lack of exercise and other habits of unhealthy lifestyle contribute Read More »