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What business can do to fight diabetes

Mississippi pays more than $2 billion in direct and indirect medical costs for diabetes each year   Mississippi leads the nation in prevalence of diabetes and in having residents who are obese or overweight, a contributing factor to the most prevalent form of diabetes, Type II.  But there are simple things the business community can do to help their employees ...

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DFM seats new board members

The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi proudly welcomes the following individuals to its 2009-2010 Board of Directors: Beth Biedenharn received her bachelor’s degree in communications from Mississippi State University and after retiring from St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, and is now a stay-at-home mom. She and her husband, Richard, reside in Madison. Dennis Bruns of Madison is president and CEO of ...

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