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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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Is Your Workplace Gluten-Free Friendly?

Some people’s Celiac disease is so severe that just one invisible grain of white flour can be life-threatening. Although gluten-free alternatives are becoming more popular, so is the negativity towards the gluten-free fad diet that is dusted in cross-contamination. The following are steps you can take to make sure you can eat comfortably and safely […]

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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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5 Tips on Holding a Weight Loss Challenge at Work for Diet Resolution Week

Weight loss is among the most popular resolutions. It’s also especially difficult to keep, especially for those who diet alone. Nonetheless, weight loss can lead to significant health improvement. Organizing a weight loss challenge at work is easier than you think. Use these steps to motivate workers to try a new diet.

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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

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Office ergonomics are a vital component of employee well being. However, this goes beyond making employees feel good. Office ergonomics also improve employee efficiency. This means that no employer can afford to overlook the benefits of office ergonomics.

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High Stress Linked to Mental Disorders

More Job Demands Can Mean More Sick Days Employees with high job demands and high job strain are more prone to mental disorders and resulting in increased absence and sick leave according to a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Lisa Mater, MMSc, of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and colleagues used data collected from […]

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What’s the Deal with Corporate Wellness Programs?

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently proposed a rule to amend regulations in Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 for corporate wellness programs. These types of programs are used by about 580,000 companies in the U.S. alone, so the implications of this rule could be huge. Learn more […]

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Taking a Holistic Approach to Workplace Wellness

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Wellness permeates every layer of a person. It goes far beyond the physical, into emotional, mental and spiritual needs, and extends from the personal to professional life. In fact, as much as we may try to completely separate private matters from the those of the workplace, every conscientious employer knows that this is not only […]

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Why Lowering Your Employees’ Cholesterol Should be a Priority

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September is Cholesterol Education Month, which makes it a great time for HR managers and employers to focus on informing employees about the dangers of high cholesterol and how to manage cholesterol levels. You might find it strange for your workplace to be concerned with cholesterol levels, but when you consider what health problems high […]

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Involve Your Employees’ Family in Workplace Wellness

Workplace Wellness for Families

National Kids Day took place this Sunday, bringing to mind the importance of maintaining good health not just for your employees but for their families as well. There is a strong relationship between the health of your employees’ families and the amount of productivity you can expect from your employees. The CDC reports that healthy […]

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