Vol. 3, No. 5 | May 2011




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Kentucky Derby
May's for Horses

US MED Gives BackA field of three-year old thoroughbreds pound the track during the Kentucky Derby, often called "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports." It has excited the world for more than 125 years.

This year, the purse is $2 million.

Besides being a sports classic, the "Run for the Roses" promises annual events that are colorful, fashionable and known for their traditions.

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Speaking of Safety
Indoor Gas Leaks Caution

US MED Gives BackIf you smell gas in your home or business, leave immediately and get far enough away so you no longer smell gas.


Before leaving, do nothing that could create a minor spark, which could trigger an ignition if gas has significantly accumulated.

Everyone knows better than to light a match, but these are some steps you may not be aware of.

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We Don't Get Enough Sleep
They say we need more ZZZs

US MED Gives BackThe annual Sleep in America Poll, shows that only four in 10 respondents say they get a good night's sleep on most nights. The poll questioned about hours of sleep, bedtime habits, and whether the respondent was seeing a doctor and taking sleep medications.

*African Americans reported getting the least amount of sleep, 6 hours, 14 minutes on average, but they also say they need less sleep than others to perform best during the day. They were also more likely to pray before retiring.

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Whole Grains For a Smaller Waist?
Back to the Basics with Whole Grains

US MED Gives BackWhen you calculate the calories in your weight reduction diet, be sure to include the value of whole grains.


An important clinical study of people age 20 to 65 shows that dieters who included plenty of whole grains not only lost more belly fat, they reduced an inflammation marker linked to diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.


Over the 12-week study, all dieters got the same weight-loss advice, but half of them ate whole grains instead of refined grains. The two groups lost the same amount of weight, but the whole-grain group lost significantly more fat from the abdominal region than those who ate white bread and other refined grains.

50 or more.

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe

US MED Gives BackBeing healthy doesnt have to be boring. You can endulge a little if you want to, just dont over do it. These cookies are a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich desserts.

   Total Servings:   36

   Exchanges:      1/2 starch
                                  1 fat

   Calories:               74

   Fat Calories:         41
   Cholesterol:           6 mg
   Sodium:                55 mg   
       7 g

2 g 

Click here for the recipe...


This recipe is an excerpt from Graham Kerr's "Simply Splenda® Cookbook". US MED delivers you your diabetic supplies andwith each diabetic delivery you receive afree 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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