viernes, 11 de diciembre de 2015

Diabetes at Work E-News

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The companion newsletter to 

December 2015

Featured Resource

CDC Diabetes Goes Social
Now on Facebook and Twitter: CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. CDC Diabetes on Facebook and @CDCDiabetes on Twitter provide a fresh, new way to keep the conversation going about diabetes care and prevention, including
  •  Answers to questions about prediabetes.
  •  Tips for living well with diabetes.
  •  Checklists for medical checkups.
  •  Healthy eating ideas and recipes.
  •  Proven programs to prevent diabetes.
  •  Downloadable infographics and other visual information.
Please like, follow, and share CDC Diabetes with your own networks!

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Register for CDC’s Quarterly Call for Business Executives

Date: December 17, 2015                   Time: 2:30 PM EST
Featured Topic: Workers’ Safety and Health
Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH
Director, Office for Total Worker Health® National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), CDC

Dr. Chosewood will present the business case for robust workers’ health programs. He also will share strategies and tools linking CDC Total Worker Health and other NIOSH programs and research for businesses.

Please register HERE for the December call. Once registered, you will receive call-in information as it becomes available. Please share with your colleagues.

What's new...

The National Business Coalition on Health, a national, nonprofit membership organization of purchaser-led health care coalitions, has just released a new action brief: Complications of Diabetes: Hypoglycemia—Low Blood Sugar.

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) may be a complication of various therapies for diabetes and may affect productivity. As a result, strategies for managing hypoglycemia and other complications from diabetes are vital. The action brief explains why hypoglycemia can be a concern for businesses and what work sites can do.

Ask the Expert

Answers to diabetes in the workplace questions

Question: Many of our employees with diabetes are traveling for the holidays. Where can I find some holiday traveling tips to share with them?

Answer: Managing diabetes when you're on vacation and traveling takes planning and preparation. Help your employees with diabetes stay healthy on the road this holiday season with these tips from CDC for healthy traveling with diabetes.

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