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Savvy food shopping for people with diabetes

Published on August 3, 2015 By Heather Harpster, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, your diet is an essential part of your self-management plan. Good nutrition starts with smart choices in the grocery store. However, grocery shopping can be a daunting task simply because there are so many food choices.

"Supermarkets perform a great public service, but keep in mind they are designed to get you to buy more food, not less," says Marion Nestle, author of What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating.

But with a little guidance, healthy choices are a cinch to find in any supermarket.

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Help us Paint the Park Pink!

Published on July 28, 2015

Help raise money for breast cancer awareness and honor survivors and those battling the disease while having a blast at the State College Spikes' Paint the Park Pink Night on Sunday, August 2 at Medlar Field against the Lowell Spinners.

The Spikes' players will be wearing special jerseys in support of the fight against breast cancer. The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a free replica pink camouflage jersey.

Healthcare representatives from Mount Nittany Physician Group will be available to provide health and wellness information.

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Top 10 things you should know about a good occupational health team

Published on July 23, 2015 By Scott DeHart, MD, PhD, medical director, occupational health, Mount Nittany Physician Group

Injury, illness, and the related expenses due to lost productivity can be detrimental to any employer, large or small. While keeping employees safe and healthy may seem like a challenging process, it’s important to know there are healthcare professionals who specialize in this. Here are the top 10 things you should know about a good occupational health team:

The team will have knowledge of your work environment, familiarity with any potentially toxic materials your workers may be subject to, and recognition of your specific workplace hazards and job-related stressors. Similarly, the...

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  • Top 10 things you should know about a good occupational health team

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