Men’s Health

Fuel for the Future: Nutrition Tips for Each Stage in a Man’s Life

By Lieutenant Michael Kantar, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Clinical Dietitian Diet and nutrition are key elements in a man’s health all throughout his life. Each stage in life has its own nutritional requirements needed to keep the body running in peak form. Proper nutrition and eating right at every age will help men sail through the decades feeling great. …

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Men’s Health – An Investment in Your Future

By Anthony Barkley, Department Head, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center I’ve always been a believer that maintaining mission readiness includes taking charge of your overall health. By adopting healthier lifestyle behaviors, you increase your operational readiness and also improve your overall health for years to come. While integrating healthy choices into your lifestyle …

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What’s a guy to eat?

By Cmdr. Paul Allen, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Happy Men’s Health Month! Let’s talk about something we all do…eat. Food is all around us. We pass fast food places on the way to work. We take our family out. Food is everywhere and it’s easy to get. This easiness may not be very beneficial to our health. …

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Get Active for Your Mental Health

By Leisha Ferguson, MS, public health educator, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center It’s that time of year when the days get longer and the temperature gets warmer. Now that you’ve packed away your winter clothing, you may consider getting more exercise to help you get fit for summer. Did you know that physical …

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Naval Hospital Guam: Controlling Diabetes, Reducing Healthcare Costs Pt. 2

The diabetes clinic is available to patients through family medicine and internal medicine. The clinics have been successful helping patients reduce blood glucose levels, A1C in type II diabetes patients. Because NH Guam is a high reliability organization, it was important that staff measure quality by tracking patient outcomes. Tracking a patient it lets the hospital’s decision makers monitor the effectiveness, …

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