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2013-2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PACKET CONTENT 1. Scholarship Application 100 Black Men of America’s Future Leader Scholarship Application will be available after November 5th and may be acquired from a local chapter, our World Headquarters or our web site www.100blackmen.org. It is encouraged and preferred that the applications be typed. 2. Essay Applicants are required to submit a 600 word, double-spaced essay using one of the following topics. It is also encouraged and preferred that the essays be typed. 1. Obesity: The link between obesity and health issues such as diabetes and hypertension is powerful. What strategies should schools and communities employ to reduce obesity among young people? Be detailed in your response. 2. Higher Education: Higher education has always been stressed in order to obtain a good job and a higher salary. Today one out of every two college graduates are unable to find a job and those who are employed are often underpaid. Based upon these facts "Is earning a college degree relevant in today's society"? Be detailed in your response. 3. Gang Violence: Gang violence in America continues to be a problem in many communities. What are the major causes of gang violence? Now provide a series of strategies that you would recommend eradicating gang violence in America. Be detailed in your response. 4. Hazing: Hazing has become a major problem in high schools and on college and university campuses. What is the history and purpose of hazing and why do institutions and organizations tolerate and foster this abusive behavior? Would you participate in a hazing activity to become a member of a group or fraternity or sorority? Be detailed in your response.
The 411 on Healthy Eating You’ve heard it countless times before – eat healthy. Want to know what all the hype is about? Science has proven that if you lose a small amount of weight by eating healthier and being physically active 30 minutes a day 5 days per week, you can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. What exactly does “eat healthy” mean? Eating the same old bland tasting food day after day? Hardly. In the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) study, participants achieved success by eating less fat and fewer calories and getting regular exercise. The National Diabetes Education Program, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed educational materials for many audiences and in several languages as part of the Small Steps. Big Rewards Prevent type 2 Diabetes campaign. Although there are lots of diet choices and weight-loss plans available, taking small steps to reduce fat and caloric intake and becoming more physically active is most likely to lead to successful weight loss—and helps to keep the weight off as well. Here are some tips for eating healthier and getting you on the road to diabetes prevention:...
The Providence Endocrine and Diabetes Specialty Centre was started in March 2009 as a small consultation at Veerabhadra Gardens, Trivandrum by Dr. Nishanth Sanalkumar and Dr. Mathew John. In May 2010, it was shifted to the current location. The centre provides personalized outpatient, non –emergency care to patients with diabetes and endocrine diseases.
[280 Pages Report] North America Injectable Drug Delivery Market report categories North America market estimating and forecasting 2017 by Devices [Disposables & Reusable, Fillable & Prefilled, Pen, Needle Free & Auto Injectors], Formulations [Liposomes, Microspheres, & Nanoparticles], Therapeutics [Diabetes & Oncology]& Geography
One of the biggest issues facing our country is the cost of healthcare. Diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity are just three of the biggest contributors to the high cost of healthcare.
Symptoms • Pandemic H1N1 (originally referred to as “swine” flu) is a respiratory disease caused by type A H1N1 influenza virus. • The symptoms of pandemic H1N1 are similar to the symptoms of regular flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people have also experienced diarrhea and vomiting. • Human cases of pandemic H1N1 influenza started showing up in the U.S. in late March 2009, and quickly spread throughout the country and the world. In June 2009, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic of the new virus. • Like seasonal flu, pandemic H1N1 may cause a worsening of underlying chronic medical conditions. Most deaths have been in people with underlying medical conditions. Risks • Seek emergency medical care if you become ill and experience any of the following warning signs: • Infections with pandemic H1N1 flu can be mild to severe. Most cases in the U.S. have been similar to seasonal flu. • Certain groups are at increased risk of complications from pandemic H1N1. These include pregnant women, infants, children and young adults up to 24 years of age; and those with chronic health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, or compromised immunity. • People in these groups who develop a high fever with cough, sore throat, or muscle aches–or parents of young children with these symptoms, should call their health care provider. • Like other influenza illness, pandemic H1N1 flu spreads from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people who are sick.
WASHINGTON, DC -Three-year results from the STAMPEDE trial indicate that bariatric surgery is better than intensive medical therapy alone when it comes to achieving glycemic control in obese patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes.
Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy and Strong Department of Health and Human Services Department of Agriculture Department of Education Body Mass Index: A Useful Tool Body Mass Index, or bmi, is used to assess overweight and risk for overweight. Children’s body fatness changes over the years as they grow, and boys and girls differ as they mature, so it is important to use a bmi measure specifically designed for children. Many schools have begun routine bmi measurement for students as one tool to help identify those at risk of obesity. If you are concerned about your child’s weight, ask your pediatrician or school clinic about the bmi for children. For more information on bmi for children, see www.cdc.gov/nccd php/dnpa/bmi. Healthy Lifestyles: A Family Affair! Give your children building blocks for a healthy lifestyle by teaching them the importance of good nutrition and regular physical activity. Eating well and being physically active every day are keys to your child’s health and well-being. Eating too many high calorie foods and getting too little physical activity can lead to excessive weight gain and physical health problems, such as type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, now being diagnosed in children. Obesity also is associated with an increased risk of other health problems such as depression. You play an important role in helping your child, and the entire family, learn about healthy eating and regular physical activity. Parents have the power to set examples. Make healthy eating and daily physical activity fun, to help children
[368 Pages Report] Injectable drug delivery Market report categorizes the global market by Devices [Disposables & Reusable, Fillable & Prefilled, Pen, Needle Free & Auto Injectors], Formulations [Liposomes, Microspheres, & Nanoparticles], Therapeutics [Diabetes & Oncology] Market & Geography - Forecasting – 2017
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