Diabetes Alert Day – Learn Your Risk #prediabetes #diabetesalertday

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While I’ve shared with you my motivation to get fit this year, I have to admit it’s not all just vanity. I’m one of the more than 86 million American adults that have prediabetes and are at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. March 22nd is Diabetes Alert Day and I’m using this as a reminder for both myself to do a few things and encouraging you to do so as well. I’m one of the people who actually knows but nearly 90% of those with prediabetes don’t even know they have it. One reason … [Read more...]

Why the ACA is NOT Responsible for Everything Wrong with Healthcare

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This is a break from my Fearless Friday series but I think it's important to share. News Flash : The ACA is not why your employer is making every change to have they provide coverage; YOUR EMPLOYER IS!!! How the purchase and writing of a health insurance policy works is similar to how your own homeowner or car insurance policies work. I might say I want to cover the whole house but not add a rider for my furs or art. My sister might add riders for her art, furs and flood insurance. We shop … [Read more...]

What President Obama Wants Me to Tell You About The Affordable Care Act (ACA) – #GetCovered

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On December 4, I was invited to a White House Youth Summit to share what I’ve learned about the Affordable CareAct (ACA) with you, the readers of my blog! It was an amazing experience both personally and professionally.  I learned so much that day about the ACA but here are two of the biggest things President Obama wanted me to share. Yes, the President did talk directly to me. JACA is about providing quality care to everyone. For those of us who are currently covered by health insurance, there … [Read more...]