OCTOBER 2016
Inside this Issue:

Our Newest Video
How 2 Self Monitor Blood Glucose
One of the most important tools for a diabetic is a blood glucose meter. SMG Certified Diabetes Educator, Roger Warn, MS, RDN, CDE, explains the supplies you need to self-manage diabetes and how to properly use a glucometer.

Working Overtime May Pose Long-Term Health Risks
Long work hours might win you a promotion or a coveted corner office, but a new study suggests they come at a price: Workers who put in overtime for decades have a higher risk for many chronic diseases.
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Laundry Pods Pose Risks for Young Children
Every day, poisoning sends more than 300 children and teens to U.S. emergency departments. New research reveals a fresh culprit for poisoning emergencies: detergent-filled laundry pods. Learn who is most at risk—and how to keep your family safe.
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Struggling to Lose Weight? Try These Tips
To drop those extra pounds, pick up some healthy habits, such as cutting back on carbs and outsmarting your food cravings.
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Most Strokes Can Be Prevented, Study Finds
Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., responsible for nearly 4 million emergency department or doctor’s visits each year. But a vast majority of strokes could be prevented with basic lifestyle changes, a new study finds. Find out how.
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SAVE THE DATE: Summit Medical Group Celebrates "BRA DAY"
FREE EVENT: October 19, 2016 - 6:00-8:00 PM We are pleased to announce that Macy's, Short Hills will be sponsoring a Fashion Show, featuring our champion patients as the models. This will be a wonderful evening with complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and the opportunity to mingle with other women with shared experiences and the doctors and staff that have been with them on their journey. This celebration is open to anyone that is contemplating breast reconstruction, has gone through breast reconstruction or has a general interest in learning more about it.
Reservations Required
 



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