Early diabetes detection tied to fewer heart problems


Earlier screening, diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes may decrease the risk of cardiovascular problems, hint results from a computer model.

The timing of the diagnosis and the start of treatment appeared more important than the actual intensity of treatment,

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Article source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/06/03/early-diabetes-detection-tied-to-fewer-heart-problems/

Don’t Be Fooled by Yesterday’s Headlines, EPA Finds Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

Should you travel to Cuba?

Editor’s note: Jane Wooldridge traveled to Cuba recently as a private citizen in compliance with rules published by the U.S. State Department in January.

Frantic, I woke the keeper of our casa particular from his afternoon siesta. I’d left my backpack

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Article source: http://www.miamiherald.com/living/travel/caribbean-travel/article23146152.html

U.S. travel to Cuba booming after Obama switch

U.S. travel to Cuba is booming, despite an official ban on tourist travel.

The number of Americans visiting Cuba has risen dramatically — 36 percent — in the first few months of 2015, including a big jump among those flying into

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Article source: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/cuba-us-travel-number-of-americans-visiting-118280.html

Republican Businessman Pledges $175 Million to Convince GOP to Act on Climate Change

Stem cell-based therapy for type 2 diabetes shows promise

In a new study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports, researchers reveal how a combination of stem cell transplantation and antidiabetic medication successfully treated mice with type 2 diabetes.

Senior study author Timothy Kieffer, of the University of British Columbia

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Article source: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/291244.php

Islamorada small, but a treasure to visit.

ISLAMORADA, FLa. — There’s no downtown to speak of here. And as islands go, the beaches are fairly few and far between. And if you didn’t know much about it before you hit the road, you might pass right through

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Article source: http://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/TRAV-FloridaKeys-0419-6200423.php

Soy Based Candles by Standard Wax – Sold by Eco Simplista

Happy June everyone! Bring in the summer with Standard Wax’s amazing array of light and airy soy based candles! After candle use, the ceramic base can be repurposed into a planter, bowl, pencil holder, etc. Be creative

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Professional Waterproofing and Roofing Consultants

Benchmark Consulting GroupBENCHMARK CONSULTING GROUP, INC.  was founded in 1996 with a goal to provide our clientele with the best professional guidance in the Roofing and Waterproofing Industry. Through professionalism, education, integrity, honesty and hard work Benchmark has established itself as one of the top performing Roofing and Waterproofing Consulting Companies in the Southeast Region.

Consulting Services:

  • MVC-215F_400ROOFING –  A roof system is a building asset. Owners today recognize the significance of the investment they have made in protecting their building and its contents from water damage, in terms of both the roof’s cost and its replacement value.
  • WATERPROOFING – The primary function of building envelope is to protect against water intrusion. When a building envelope fails, the results are often costly, dramatic and disastrous. Poorly designed or maintained building envelopes can leave a trail of litigious problems that can take years and many dollars to diagnose and repair.
  • ANALYSIS – Assist the building Owner in making an informed decision on the direction of their goals, by evaluating and analyzing all data pertaining to the existing roofing and waterproofing condition of their building.
  • PLANNING – Benchmark Consulting Group will develop an efficient plan of action, over an established period time, to best achieve the building Owner’s goals.
  • BUDGETING – Our experience in this industry will aide you in establishing budgets in the most cost effective way. From present day spending, to creating a funding program for future projects, Benchmark Consulting Group can guide you through the process.
  • MATERIAL MANUFACTURER REVIEW – Our long term relationship with manufacturers provides customers with an immediate benefit in choosing the proper product for a specific application. Maximizing dollars spent versus the product used as well as evaluating and analyzing manufacturer’s warranties.
  • CONTRACTOR REVIEW – The 30 plus years spent in this industry allows Benchmark Consulting Group to help you in choosing the proper contractors for specific projects. Benchmark Consulting Group will establish a contractor’s qualifications and references through investigative research.


  • PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCES – Benchmark will hold a pre-construction conference with the Contractor, Manufacturer’s Representative and the Owner to review all procedures required for the project. To establish construction and coordination schedules.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT – Benchmark will oversee the entire project to completion. Assist the Owner and the Contractor with all project coordination and requirements.
  • PROJECT MONITORING AND INSPECTIONS – Benchmark will monitor and inspect the project on a regular basis to insure all work is being completed according to plans and specifications. To best serve the Owner’s interest in workmanship. Benchmark will provide inspection logs and reports for documentation.
  • PROJECT CLOSEOUT – Benchmark will inspect all work completed with the Owner, the Manufacturers Representative and Contractor for final acceptance.


  • Certified State of Florida Roofing Contractor
  • Troxler Radiological Certification, Troxler Laboratories
  • Certified Infrared Inspector, Infra-Inspection Institute
  • Certified Indoor Air Quality Inspector

Benchmark Consulting Group – Commercial Roofing and Waterproofing Consultants serving all of Florida
5400 South University Drive, Suite 407A, Davie, Florida 33328
Phone: (954) 476-0801