Planning a trip is stressful, but managing your diabetes makes it even more challenging. US MED has all the tips you need, so you can get into vacation mode.Read More
Stay safe and healthy this holiday season. We’ll address common questions like, is it safe to travel, and provide tips for people living with diabetes to celebrate the holidays.Read More
What’s Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk? One in three American adults is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a serious disease that can lead to complications like kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and amputations. But type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to be permanent-it can be prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyle modifications. The…Read More
Veterans vowed their allegiance to our country by serving in the military and fight for America’s liberty. Showing gratitude can come in many forms, but a little appreciation can go a long way for those senior veterans in need on Veteran’s Day as their health and resources decline. Here are some things you can do…Read More
In 2017 Medicare covered 58 million Americans, and to a lot of us, it can seem like a complicated labyrinth. For those over 65 years of age, it is essential health coverage administered by the United States government. It’s a daunting task to understand it right away, but here is some information to mitigate the…Read More
With today’s higher life expectancy, 65 years of age can now mean looking forward to a meaningful rest of your life, given that you manage your health closely to avoid health risks associated with older age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 41% of people over 65 say their health is great,…Read More
Unused prescription drugs can end up in landfills, water supplies, and into the hands of thieves as well. It is safe and responsible to dispose these potentially hazardous substances by handing them over to the proper authorities. The state of Alabama is about to run the 14th Drug Take-Back Day in seven years. These programs…Read More
As Halloween approaches, it can prove to be a difficult time of the year for the parents of diabetic children. It can be easy for them to feel left out when faced with limitations to the treats they may consume. Consulting with a healthcare professional to determine safe alternatives is key. Another important step is…Read More
In preparation for Hurricane Season, we wanted to provide our extended community with a list of items to have on hand to best deal with the multiple outcomes the storm may bring: The National Hurricane Center suggests having the following materials on hand: Water: At least 1 gallon of water per person/ animal per day for…Read More
“US MED is in the business of assisting people in need of care on a daily basis. This extends beyond the clinical community and into local communities. As a result, US MED has launched an internal fund raising initiative through our Employee Giving Program, to assist the victims of the Harvey hurricane,” said Chief Sales…Read More
The US MED Family is patiently waiting for the 2017 Solar Eclipse! To celebrate, the Marketing team put together Eclipse Bags for the employees containing Sun Chips and SunKist, along with a printed insert showing 6 Facts About the 2017 Solar Eclipse. 6 Facts About the 2017 Solar Eclipse 1 – This will be the…Read More
From Oregon to South Carolina, Americans will see the sight of a Solar Eclipse that has left mankind trembling and astonished as long as humans have walked the earth. The Great American Total Eclipse will be one for the record books as totality junkies from across the globe hurry to the best viewing destinations. On…Read More
It’s about more than money At age 70, businessman, author and speaker George Fraser is not retired and he has no intention of retiring…ever! Fraser is one of a growing number of aging Baby Boomers who are continuing to work well into traditional retirement age. Robert Levinson is another example. He’s 89 years old and…Read More
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