Family Matters- USFHP Blog

Service with a Smile: The USFHP Way of Doing Business

Posted by USFHP on Apr 15, 2021 2:01:12 PM

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Topics: Healthy Living, TRICARE, Health, Marriage and Deployment, U.S. Army, Community Service

Dieting with Diabetes: Antioxidant Rich Foods Help Prevent Diabetes

Posted by USFHP on Apr 9, 2021 10:06:23 AM

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Topics: Heatlhy Eating, Diabetes

Beating Diabetes: Getting Active with Comprehensive Diabetes Care

Posted by USFHP on Apr 2, 2021 9:09:39 AM

We’ve all heard the statistics. Diabetes is the No. 7 cause of death in the United States. It is the leading cause of kidney failure, as well as adult blindness, and limb amputations. The number of adults with diabetes has more than doubled over the past 20 years, as the disease currently affects more than 10.5% of the total U.S. population.

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Topics: Healthy Living, Heatlhy Eating, Diabetes

Take a Stand for Your Eyes

Posted by USFHP on Mar 22, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Did you know there are 256 unique characteristics, which form the human eye?!  Our eyes have a complex job and an important one at that.  From birth until old age we rely on our eyes to help us learn and process our surroundings.  They help us feel connected to our world but also help keep us safe from danger.  In fact, upwards of 80 percent of information humans perceive, process or “take-in,” is through the eyes.  Medical research suggests the majority of the human brain is dedicated to processing visual impressions.  It’s quite fascinating when you pause and ponder about it all.  It makes us here at USFHP grateful for those dedicated professionals in Optometry, that have taken the time to learn the vast intricacies of these marvelous scientific wonders.

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Topics: TRICARE Prime, TRICAREVision

Get Checked Out: Colorectal Cancer Screenings Save Lives

Posted by USFHP on Mar 19, 2021 12:42:14 PM

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Topics: Early Detection, Health Screening, Cancer