• Building Your Healthcare Team

    The cornerstone of reaching optimal is assembling a medical team that will support you along your journey. In this eCourse, I’ll give you pointers on how to find the right doctor(s), prepare for your first and second appointments, and build an open dialogue with them so you can gain traction. Sign up for the Building Your Healthcare Team eCourse (FREE)!

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  • Health Insurance 101

    Hundreds, if not thousands, of people are losing money because they’re not leveraging their health insurance to its fullest potential. Are you one of them? This eCourse aims to empower you with the knowledge to choose the best insurance plan for your family and to help you make the most of your policy. Knowledge is power!Sign up for the Health Insurance 101 eCourse (FREE)!

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  • Getting Your Labs Covered

    Getting insurance to pay for labs can be tricky, but it is possible. I started running my labs three years ago to help me discover my own n=1. Since then, I’ve uncovered the secrets to getting my insurance to cover labs, including Genova Diagnostic labs. I reveal all in this free eCourse. Sign up for the Getting Your Labs Covered eCourse (FREE)!

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  • Appealing Your Health Insurance Claims

    Need to know if certain labs or treatments are covered by your insurance? Had a claim denied that you believe your insurance should pay for? This eCourse will teach you how to verify your coverage, understand your Explanation of Benefits and justify your claim for approval.Sign up for the Appealing Health Insurance Claims eCourse (FREE)!

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ACA Open Enrollment

ACA Open Enrollment begins in October 2013 and continues until March 2014. If you currently don’t have access to health insurance, or are using a plan that currently doesn’t fit your needs, you have the next several months to find one that  does. During the open enrollment period, you’ll be able to shop around for […]

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Passion and Risk

How do you step out of your comfort zone? Stepping out of your comfort zone can liberating.  Personally I love the butterflies I get when I’m embarking on something new.  I love a challenge.  I love change, its part of who I am. But not everyone is comfortable outside their status quo.  Everyday you should […]

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Leveraging your Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account

Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Health Savings Account (HSA)? Do you know how to maximize its potential? Do you know the difference between the two? Are you taking advantage of them?

In my experience talking with my co-workers during open enrollment season, most don’t understand the difference between a FSA or a HSA, nor do they understand the benefits from electing to have one. Granted, my Human Relations department, does a great job providing opportunities to learn about FSAs and HSAs most of my co-workers can’t break free from a client site to take the time to attend an education session on the health care options during open enrollment. Even my husband didn’t take advantage of his FSA prior to us getting married and me adding him to my insurance plan.

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Appealing Health Insurance Claims

How do you navigate your health insurance? This is a question many haven’t really faced recently, given the changing climate of health insurance, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. It’s important as consumers each of us understand how to ensure we received both coverage and payment for services covered under the […]

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EMF impacts your health

When the world you know is incorrect, you need to adjust your perspective so you can see it as it actually is, instead of believing that which isn’t true. – Gretchen Bronson I’ve been documenting my struggle with PCOS, Migraines, and high Fasting Blood Glucose levels for several months here on my blog.  It’s time […]

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Hormones, Fasting Blood Glucose and CT

It’s past time for an update.  Between work, being a mom and wife, and trying to wrangle the cats that make up my health I’ve been a bit busy of late.   So here’s where things stand.  In September and October my Primary Care Physician (PCP) ran a bunch of labs.  We quickly discovered through labs that my […]

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Hormones, the link between Fasting Blood Glucose and PCOS

So it’s been a little over a month since I’ve been on the cycloset.  And what an interesting month it has been.  As I’ve tracked my FBG across my cycle I’ve discovered a correlation between my FBG levels and my Progesterone levels.  What?  How is insulin connected to hormones you ask?  “Insulin is a hormone, produced by […]

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Zeroing in on the Underlying Causes

Over the past few weeks, my PCP has run several tests, and I’ve had two consults with Dr. Jack Kruse.  What have we discovered?  We’ve discovered that circadian cycles, is a huge driver for me.  I have to fix the light mismatches going on.  What does that mean?  It means LIGHTS OUT As soon as […]

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