Vol. 2, No. 7 | July 2010




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Growing Pains
Physical pain associated with aging

US MED Gives BackAt some point in life, many people just don't feel the way they used to. The jog that used to give them peace of mind now makes them highly aware of their knees and joints. It's not uncommon with age to experience new aches, but it isn't typical to be in pain; that's a sign that something is wrong. No two pains are identical, and it's hard to infer what you might feel as you age, but there are certain pains that are more common at certain ages...

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Better Brain
Keeping the mind "Fit as a Fiddle"

US MED Gives Back While there is no fountain of youth for the brain, there are lots of things you can do right now to preserve, protect and enhance your brain power.

Foods for thought & memory: when it comes to keeping your brain in shape eating certain foods can improve and preserve our mental powers. Keep unhealthy fats to a minimum and be sure to eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, a minimum of red meat, plenty of fish, and daily wine...

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Friends for Life
Having friends is good for you

US MED Gives BackA new study shows that having a group of good friends around may be important for a long and healthy life.

In a study from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, researchers followed nearly 1,500 people over the age of 70 for 10 years and found that people with the strongest network of good friends lived longer than those with the fewest close friends...

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Oral Health and Diabetes
Taking care of your teeth... it's important too!

US MED Gives Back Having diabetes can increase your risk for oral health problems such as gum disease. The link goes the other way, too, most experts believe if you have gum disease, it may make it harder to keep blood sugar under control. So the diabetes and oral health link goes both ways. The good news is that taking care of your oral health will help not only your teeth and gums, but perhaps help your diabetes control other oral health problems, although not as common...

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Recipe: Apple Crisp
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


US MED Gives BackA 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 an Apple Crisp that is a good way to satisfy the craving your sweet tooth is screaming for without all the extra calories and carbs. The recipe highlighted in this newsletter is the Apple Crisp 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.

  • cup packed brown sugar
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • old fashioned oats
  • 2 Tbsp margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

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.


Diabetic Cookbook
a FREE gift

yours to keep for trying us out!

An additional gift to help you lead a healthier life while still eating the foods you love!

United States Medical Supply, Inc.We all love to eat! But when you are managing your blood glucose, sometimes choosing the right foods can be very difficult. We have found a cookbook that will help you make the decisions that will keep your blood glucose in check and provide you with options that we know you'll love.

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


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