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Sweet talk for healthy blood sugar

Diabetes is a condition where the body can’t make insulin, or can’t use it well. Insulin is a hormone that helps our bodies get energy from the glucose in the food we eat. Without it, glucose levels in the [...]

2018-08-03T20:21:33+00:00November 7th, 2017|

Pre-Diabetes: Signs and Prevention

What is pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes means your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. However, without intervention, pre-diabetes can become type 2 diabetes in 10 years or less. [...]

2018-09-03T23:57:11+00:00November 7th, 2017|

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Proposed Massachusetts Law Includes Comprehensive Health Care Reforms, but with Limited Effects upon Employers and Trade Associations

On October 17, the Massachusetts Senate released “An Act Furthering Health Empowerment and Affordability by Leveraging Transformative Health Care” (the “Act”), legislative proposal with the declared goal of reducing healthcare costs and improving the quality of medical services in [...]

2018-09-03T23:53:05+00:00November 7th, 2017|

Could you be prediabetic?

Take this assessment to find out Prediabetes means your blood sugar is higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Many people who have prediabetes don’t even know it. Diabetes is a serious disease [...]

2018-09-04T00:00:00+00:00November 7th, 2017|

You work hard. So does your back. – AWANE

Get relief from back and musculoskeletal pain Your back and the rest of your musculoskeletal system work hard. Twisting, bending, lifting, pushing or pulling, and repeating the same motion over and over can strain your back and musculoskeletal system, [...]

2018-09-04T00:02:01+00:00October 4th, 2017|

Health Insurance Tax is Back and It Hurts Businesses

As we have been discussing, there doesn’t seem to be a solution in sight to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This week, we saw another failed attempt replacing the ACA. One thing we are learning is that the [...]

2018-09-04T00:02:30+00:00September 29th, 2017|