Are You At Risk For Diabetes?

By Denise Pinkney Yesterday’s story in the Forum about a man who didn’t know he had diabetes really hit home. Just before Thanksgiving, a family member of mine was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Since then, I’ve been trying to eat five fruits and vegetables a day as recommended by the American Diabetes Association to…
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Competition In Health Care

When we’re looking to find the best prices on something, we shop around for the lowest prices on what we’re looking to buy. Competition between stores for customers often leads to lower prices and better service. Health insurance competition doesn’t work that way. Health insurance premiums are primarily based on health care costs. Find out more about…
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Improving Rural Health Access

North Dakota’s spread out population and geography presents challenges for residents who need medical care. Many North Dakotans live on farms, ranches or in small towns without hospitals or clinics. Access to health care was a topic of discussion during our community forums last year. Find out what we’re doing to improve access to health…
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Are You Looking Forward To A Colonoscopy?

I don’t think anyone really looks forward to getting a colonoscopy. But if you’ve just turned 50 or have a family history of colorectal cancer, this is the perfect time to schedule one. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Find out more here.

Tell Us What You Think

We’re still listening. We have sent out surveys to members and conducted community forums throughout the state. We’re addressing your concerns. We’re also answering questions you asked us in the forums through a series of ads published in newspapers throughout the state. But we still want to hear from you. The discussion about how to…
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