Committed to Kansas – Midwest Energy and Peerless Products

Committed to Kansas – Midwest Energy and Peerless Products

Commitment makes Kansas workers among the best anywhere. Their commitment shows as they create customized, energy-saving windows and keep power flowing across Kansas.

As part of our 75th anniversary, we’ve featured Kansas businesses that exemplify what it means to serve with compassion and improve lives in their communities. Midwest Energy and Peerless Products are featured in our latest commercial. We asked them to share how they’ve remained committed to Kansans. Continue reading → Committed to Kansas – Midwest Energy and Peerless Products

Managing your diabetes

More than just statistics: Living with diabetes

It’s easy to focus on the numbers – they can be alarming. Diabetes is a costly disease – in fact, diabetes and pre-diabetes cost America $322 billion per year. Diabetes can damage blood vessels, the eyes and kidneys. It can result in poor wound healing and devastating soft tissue infections. Complications from diabetes include heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, hypoglycemia and more. Nearly 71,000 people die in the United States annually due to complications associated with diabetes. Continue reading → More than just statistics: Living with diabetes

{Guest blog} Kansas Attorney General’s office adopts batterer intervention programs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is committed to supporting local and state initiatives for the prevention of domestic violence. We asked Dorthy Stucky Halley, LMSW, Director of the Victim Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General to share how Kansas Attorney General’s Office provides resources and services to those affected by domestic violence. Continue reading → {Guest blog} Kansas Attorney General’s office adopts batterer intervention programs

What do I need to know about lowering my cholesterol

The Doctor’s Note: Cholesterol: know your number, know your risk

Did you know elevated cholesterol contributes to nearly half a million heart attacks annually? That is a staggering number. For most of us, heart attacks and stroke can be prevented and our overall quality of life improved and lengthened with a balance of diet, exercise and treatments. Prevention starts with knowing your number and your risk. Continue reading → The Doctor’s Note: Cholesterol: know your number, know your risk