Here at Insurance Services of America, June is the start of the busy summer travel season. We're excited to help our clients travel safely, but we're also eager to help you live safely—and healthfully. This edition of Landing Gear features tips to stay healthy and lots of other goodies. If you ever have any questions about what you see here, please call us at (800) 647-4589. Thanks for reading!
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June 2012

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Hurricane season started this month and runs all the way through November! Be sure to get a FREE trip cancellation quote just in case an uninvited gust crashes your party.

Goodbye, Jessica!

JessicaOur resident travelista Jessica English has served over 450 group clients during her time at Insurance Services of America. Wish her a fond farewell as she prepares to teach English in Southeast Asia. Thanks for all your hard work, Jessica! We'll miss you!

A Final Woof
From Jamal

JamalI had a great Memorial Day celebrating vets—I mean veterans! Woof!

Take Control! Diabetes Prevention Tips

With an estimated 24 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, we often get calls from people needing insurance to cover treatments associated with the disease. While our Health Essential* plan will issue coverage to those with the illness, unfortunately, most insurance companies are not able to take on the risks and costs associated with diabetes and the lion's share simply do not cover it. The good news is that for most of us, Type 2 diabetes (the most common form) is preventable.

This month, we're taking this opportunity to share 5 tips from the world-renowned Mayo Clinic to help you take control of your health (and your ability to qualify for insurance!):
    1. Get more physically active
    There are many benefits to regular physical activity. Exercise can help you...
    2. Get plenty of fiber
    It's rough, it's tough—and it may help you...
    3. Go for whole grains
    Although it's not clear why, whole grains may reduce your risk of diabetes...
    4. Lose extra weight
    If you're overweight, diabetes prevention may hinge on weight loss...
    5. Skip fad diets and make healthier choices
    Low-carb diets, the glycemic index diet or other fad diets may help you lose weight at first...
Read the 5 tips in full »

*For information and a free quote for our guaranteed issue plan, Health Essential, please call us at (800) 647-4589.

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Writing This Month

Alyssa Alyssa Wright, Broker Advisor and Plan Specialist at Insurance Services of America, is dedicated to leading a healthy lifestyle. Prior to joining our team earlier this year, she encouraged people to wellness as a corporate health coach!

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