Tag: health


November is National Diabetes Month! FLC’s Diabetes Education Toolkit provides easy-to-use resources to incorporate diabetes education into the classroom. Educators can choose from various math and vocabulary activities, reading texts, and videos. This year’s theme, “Take Diabetes to Heart: Linking Read more…


Imagine going to the grocery store with peanut butter on your list.  When you get there, you realize there are over 20 different types of peanut butter – smooth, chunky, light, reduced fat, natural, organic, etc.  Then, try to compare Read more…


Education should be in the form of graphics, plain language, and a manageable list of appropriate resources. Military life and culture by nature are complex; the types of injuries sustained by our service members are particularly complex as they incorporate Read more…


As we approach the end of Health Literacy Month, I would like to share some of my observations regarding health literacy and the military. There is a scarcity of published medical literature concerning the association of ‘health literacy’ and military Read more…


Numbers, numbers, numbers.  Just like words, they’re everywhere in the information we read.  Numbers are used to quantify something, to interpret a message in order to take action.  I often come across numbers and marvel at how unruly, complex, and Read more…

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