Monthly Archive: July 2013

Diabetic? Quick Summer Travel Tips

Have diabetes? Don’t let it interfere with summer fun. Taking a few precautions ahead of time can ensure less stress whether you’re playing locally or hitting the road. Here are some tips from the CDC for safe summer travels:                                                  (Photocredit: dreamstime.com) * Don’t forget your meds – Pack twice the amount of supplies you need, …

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Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July!

Here’s hoping the weather holds out for festivities and fireworks at the Milton Riverwalk! If you’re planning your own fireworks display, consider following these important safety tips from http://safekids.org/. * Be sure you’re not wearing loose clothing if you’re lighting fireworks. * Never light fireworks near dry grass. * Always have a bucket of water …

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Hot Dog! Have a Happy Fourth of July.

(Author: Gail Ready, Family Nutrition Program) Happy 4th of July! About 150 million hot dogs will be consumed on the 4th of July in the United States. Although we can’t recommend hot dogs as the healthiest food choice, if you are among those Americans doing the consuming consider reading the labels of hot dog packages. …

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