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Dear Subscriber,
This month's newsletter discusses diabetes prevention, food alternatives for losing weight, twenty ways to boost energy and the top cancer risk factors.

-Brian Polner, M.D., CEO/President

How to Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes is a disorder that occurs when the body doesn't produce enough insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Approximately one-fourth of Americans, or 24 million people, are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The rate of diabetes is increasing and creating a major strain on the United states economy because of the rise in health care costs. The good news is, diabetes is preventable.
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Twelve Delicious Food Swaps That Will Help You Lose Weight

When you are trying to get rid of unwanted weight and are struggling to attain the figure you desire, it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you can only eat bland and unsatisfying foods. However, that is not the case. Many of the things that we love to eat can be replaced by healthier alternatives that taste almost as good, and if you make all of these small changes then you can substantially improve your chances of effectively losing weight. Read on to learn about twelve important food swaps that will help you to lose weight while still allowing you to enjoy your meals.
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Healthy Versus Unhealthy Fats in Foods

Among the millions of people struggling to lose weight, many significantly reduce the fat in their diet. Non-dieters are usually unconcerned about how much or what forms of fat are consumed at all. Both approaches fail to appreciate how critical good fat is for healthy brain and body function, and that the different kinds of fat are far from created equal. Of the four varieties, one is definitely toxic to human health, one is linked to heart disease, and two are beneficial in multiple ways.
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Top Cancer Risk Factors: Awareness and Solutions

Cancer is a type of disease wherein abnormal cells invade healthy tissues and spread through the body through lymph systems and the blood. There are over a hundred types of cancers, most of which are named after the organ or cell type from which they start. In general, only 5 to 10 percent of cancers are passed on genetically. In most cases, controllable external risk factors are what cause cancer. The following are the top cancer risk factors that should be avoided.
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Dietitian's Corner
HealthwoRx is happy to welcome our newregistered dietitian and licensed dietitian-nutritionist.
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Free Wireless Internet Access
Healthworx now provides free, wireless WiFi Internet access in each of our offices.

Online Patient Survey
We've launched our very first online patient survey. Instantly tell us your thoughts regarding our practice and doctors.
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Research Trials & Studies
HealthwoRx™ is accepting applicants for select clinical trials. A clinical trial is a research study that follows a protocol designed for improvements in treating current diseases.

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August Vitamin Sale

For a limited time, HealthwoRx™ is offering a vitamin discount in all our offices. Print this coupon for details and take it to any office to redeem. Offer expires August 31, 2012. Not valid for online purchases.

Varicose Vein Therapy
Unsightly varicose veins are a source of pain and embarrassment for many men and women. Dr. Cohen treats them using a fast, preferred laser technique right in our offices. Call 954.983-8910 to find out more or schedule a review.

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