Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer
What Makes Regular Dental Visits Such a Smart Investment?
In times when money is tight, it might be tempting to postpone your regular visit to the dentist until another time. You may even consider dropping your dental coverage for a year to save on monthly premiums. But you’d be risking much more than just your dazzling smile if you decided not to invest in taking good care of your teeth and gums. By learning more about the hidden value of dental care and how to keep your out-of-pocket costs as low as possible, you can get the most from your investment in your oral health. Read More.
Stay up-to-date on the 82nd Legislative Session
The 82nd Session of the Texas Legislature began on January 11, 2011 and will continue through May 30, 2011. Legislators have until March 11, 2011 (60th day of the session) to file most bills. Throughout the session, they will consider proposed laws and resolutions and appropriate funds for the operation of state government. Read more.
Keep your Beneficiary Designations Up to Date
It is important to review and update your beneficiary designations regularly and especially following life changes to ensure your benefits are distributed according to your wishes. Often we think that beneficiary designations are only important for life insurance, but your retirement plans should not be overlooked. Learn what you can do right-away.
The Best Defense Against Diabetes: A Strong Offense
More than 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes – and many don’t even know it. Some of these cases are Type 1, which cannot be prevented, but it can be properly managed with diet, exercise, and medication. Type 2 diabetes, on the other hand, can likely be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle. Find out if you’re at risk for Type 2 diabetes.
Healthy Recipe of the Month
7 Healthy Diabetic Desserts for Your Diabetes Diet. Great for non-Diabetics too!
Chocolate mousse pies, parfaits, luscious cakes topped with fruit. If you have diabetes , you'll have to bid farewell to such desserts, right?
Wrong, says diabetes center coordinator at the American Diabetes Association Inc. Learn more about diabetes-friendly desserts!