Vol. 2, No. 6 | June 2010




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Steps to Better Sleep
For Individuals with Sleep Apnea

Steps to Better Sleep Here are some science-backed alternative options to help those with sleep apnea. Bear in mind, however, that since the root causes behind sleep apnea vary, a remedy that cures one person might do nothing for another. You’ll need to find the combination that works for you with some or all of these, and see which works best for you.

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New Use for Sunless Tanner?
It's a Band-Aid, too!

Health News JoNel Aleccia writes: Just when you thought sunless tanning spray was good only for hiding pale skin, flabby flesh and varicose veins, scientists have come up with a new use for a compound in the body bronzer.

Turns out the sugar-based molecules that turn you brown and stick to your skin can be combined with a chemical goo to create a sticky gel bandage to help medical wounds heal better.

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Vinegar for Sugar
For Diabetes and Glucose Intolerance

US MED's Diet TipThere’s a simple drink that can help control your sugar cravings and help you eat less. Chances are you have some in your cupboard already. A recent study from Lund University in Sweden shows that using more vinegar to season your food or even drinking vinegar mixed in water with a meal reduces the body’s insulin response during digestion, which is important for tempering sugar cravings and avoiding weight gain. The subjects of the study...

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US MED Gives Back
Mercedes-Benz 2010 Corporate Run
Benefiting the American Red Cross

US MED Gives Back 19,021 total runners, including 76 US MED employees and 97 CEOs including our own Zachary Schiffman, participated in the Mercedes-Benz 2010 Corporate Run benefiting the American Red Cross – a non-profit humanitarian organization helping families and individuals prevent, prepare for, and recover from disaster. The annual Miami Corporate Run is the largest 5K in Florida, and the third largest in the United States. The Corporate Run is...

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Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Stack
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


US MED's Diabetic RecipeIA diet rich in vegetables and fruits, and low in saturated fat and simple carbohydrates, is a healthy diet. Make sure you are adding all the necessary nutrients to your meal plan on a daily basis.


Here's a healthy alternative to a hearty lasagna that is a good way to satisfy the craving for some italian cooking without all the extra calories and carbs. The recipe highlighted in this newsletter is the Roasted Vegetable Stack and it will make you happy to give it a try. I have a feeling it will become one of your favorite feel good foods, and a staple in your menu.

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 medium eggplant, cut lengthwise into 6 slices
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 4 slices
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Click here for the recipe...


This recipe is an excerpt from the ADA's "Mr. Food's Quick & Easy Diabetic Cooking". US MED delivers you your diabetic supplies and with each diabetic delivery you receive a free gift. For your first order we would like to send you a diabetic cookbook full of easy, tasty and diabetic-friendly recipes. Be sure to mention that you would like your first gift to be the diabetic cookbook and we will put it out in the mail to you immediately.

As always, be sure to always check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.


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