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Rewards for Wellness 2015-2016 Program Calendar

State of Rhode Island FALL 2015 Employee Health Fair Schedule

 "Online Health Assessment"

Earn $50 Dollars Co-share Credit!!! 

The fifth activity for the 2015-2016 Rewards for Wellness program is the "Online Health Assessment". Complete the "Online Health Assessment" between March 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  

    For more information click here: http://www.wellness.ri.gov/rfw2015-2016/

To get started now, log on to: https://www.myuhc.com/member/prewelcome.do?currentLanguageFromPreCheck=en


"November is Diabetes Awareness Month" 

According to the CDC, many factors influence risk of developing diabetes. 

However, the following modifiable risk factors increase the likelihood of developing diabetes

  Being overweight or obese.

  Having high blood pressure measuring 140/90 or higher.

  Having abnormal cholesterol with HDL ("good") cholesterol is 35 or lower, or triglyceride level is 250 or higher.

 Being physically inactive, exercising fewer than three times a week

Looking for educational information to promote diabetes awareness?

                          To view the UnitedHealthcare Diabetes Awareness Portal and to find many related newsletters, articles, and videos.

Click here:


Please click on the link to the November issue of Wellness Online: 


Also, within the issue, be sure to click on the interactive link with Dr. Oz. - Diabetes Prevention 

                    This first seminar will focus on the diet and lifestyle changes and tips that may help you prevent the onset of diabetes or manage the condition with greater success.

Eat to Control and Prevent Diabetes and Prediabetes
Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 12:30 p.m. ET, 11:30 a.m. CT

The second seminar will discuss the emotional, physical and financial toll caregiving can sometimes take. If you are a caregiver, learn how to "Take Your Oxygen First" to help avoid burnout and bring balance in your life while caring for a loved one

Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 12:30 p.m. ET, 11:30 a.m. CT

      Source4Women seminars are a great way to get people together monthly for a lunch and learn on many great  topics throughout the year, that are not just for women.  All seminars are fully interactive and feature expert speakers in health, wellness and nutrition.

Best of all, you may e-mail the speakers with your questions during the presentation and they will respond during a question and answer session at the end. 

To register for the upcoming Source4Women seminar,


Also, The Great American Smokeout is November 19, 2015 The American Cancer Society dedicates the third Thursday of each November to efforts related to smoking cessation. According to the American Cancer Society, tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet more than 45 million Americans still smoke cigarettes.