Category: diabetes

Diabetes and Your Work

Diabetes and work aren’t really a match made in heaven. In many different career areas, it can be extremely difficult to manage your food, medicines, getting enough rest, monitoring blood sugar, exercising enough, and getting all of your work done. Not to mention stress, unkind bosses, and juggling your social or family life.

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Recognizing the Signs of Diabetes

While the onset of type 1 diabetes is often accompanied by obvious symptoms, people with type 2 diabetes often exhibit milder symptoms. It’s crucial for people to get treatment for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, which makes recognizing symptoms imperative. First, it’s helpful to know the difference between type 1 and type 2 […]

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Diabetes in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

It’s November, and that means it is National Diabetes Month. National Diabetes Month is a wonderful opportunity to raise diabetes workplace awareness and to understand diabetes rights. Employers can use National Diabetes Month to learn more about the disease and to ensure that their policies are in line with diabetes rights.

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Women: Know the Health Risks of Long Working Hours

Women's Health Risks

The downsides to working late are very obvious to many people: less time spent relaxing with friends and family, less time spent on hobbies or enjoyable activities, less time focusing on mental health and stress-relief, and less time for sleeping, exercising, and eating well, all of which are essential for maintaining health. But now there’s evidence […]

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Diabetes Prevention & Awareness: Helping Your Employees Stay Healthy

Diabetes Prevention

The office is a great place for diabetes prevention to begin. The Centers for Disease Control recently published a study from Ohio State University showing that employees who joined workplace wellness programs were more successful at losing weight than employees who merely received diabetes prevention guidelines. That’s good news for employers who want to ensure […]

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Top Men’s Health Issues to Focus on in Your Workplace Wellness Program

ARCpoint Labs | Top Men's Health Issues

Across the nation, Men’s Health Week is in full swing. From June 9 – 15, ARCpoint Labs is bringing attention to issues in men’s health. Today, we’re focusing on top men’s health issues and how you can address them in your workplace wellness program.

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Finding Wellness in the Workplace: Diabetes

In the United States alone, nearly one million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each year.  Diabetes and its complications can cost employers and employees significant amounts of money in medical bills and lost time. Learning the facts is the first step in the fight against diabetes. What is diabetes? There are two main types […]

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