Archive for August 14th, 2009

  • Message From AsianWeek

    Message From AsianWeek

    Welcome to this special health issue sponsored by our partners at Eli Lilly and Company. This is one of the first ever newspaper sections dedicated to Asian Pacific American health. It is part of AsianWeek’s continuing commitment to educate Asian Pacific Islanders about important issues […]

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  • Cancer and its Impact on Asian Americans

    Cancer and its Impact on Asian Americans

    More than 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year according to the American Cancer Society. Approximately one out of every two American men and one out of every three American women will have some type of cancer during their […]

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  • Understanding Diabetes in Asians and Assessing Your Risk

    Understanding Diabetes in Asians and Assessing Your Risk

    Diabetes is a growing national and global health threat affecting people of all ages — and certain populations are disproportionately affected by the disease, including Asians. In 2007, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) determined that diabetes affected 23.6 million people in the United States. […]

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  • Check Your Facts – Dispelling Myths About Diabetes and Managing the Disease

    Check Your Facts – Dispelling Myths About Diabetes and Managing the Disease

    Myth #1 People with diabetes can’t eat sweets or chocolate. If eaten as part of a healthy meal plan or combined with exercise, sweets and desserts can be eaten by people with diabetes. Desserts are no more “off limits” to people with diabetes than they […]

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  • Manage Your Health

    Manage Your Health

    Taking charge of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. Lilly offers a variety of tips and health resources in A Healthy You! America’s Guide to Healthy Living. You can download a free copy at […]

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  • Eat Healthy

    Eat Healthy

    Knowing what to eat can be confusing. Everywhere you turn, there is news about what is or isn’t good for you. Some basic principles have weathered the fad diets and stood the test of time. Here are a few tips on making healthful food choices […]

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  • Healthy Recipes

    Healthy Recipes

    Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce Spicy peanut sauce is the perfect match for these Thai-marinated grilled chicken strips. Makes 4 servings ACTIVE TIME: 30 minutes TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes EASE OF PREPARATION: Easy EQUIPMENT: 12 wooden skewers (see Tip) Chicken 3 tablespoons lime […]

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  • Depression: Understanding It and Getting Help

    Depression: Understanding It and Getting Help

    What is depression? Depression, also known as major depressive disorder (MDD), is a common but serious medical illness. It has emotional symptoms that can include sadness, loss of interest in things you once enjoyed, feelings of guilt and worthlessness, and reoccurring thoughts of death or […]

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  • Health Disparities

    Health Disparities

    Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders – individuals of more than 47 ethnic groups from Asia and the Pacific Islands, speaking over 100 languages – represent one of the fastest-growing and most diverse populations in the United States. 1 The U.S. Census Bureau projects the Asian […]

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  • Patient Assistance Programs

    Patient Assistance Programs

    Access to affordable medication is a top priority for Lilly. This commitment is exemplified by Lilly’s various patient assistance programs, which provide access to the company’s growing portfolio of medications for needy patients. In 2007, Lilly provided medicines worth $240 million through its patient assistance […]

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