What’s Happening in Boise?

Posted by Boise Home Helper on June 1, 2014

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New to Boise and not sure what’s what? 
Long time local looking to learn something new about the place you already love?

From long time locals to well traveled new comers, one thing they all agree on is that for whatever reason – geographic or otherwise – Boise really has it’s own vibe, unique from any other place. So it can be a little hard to take in at a quick glance.

Listed in several top ten lists over the last several years as a great place to work, live, play, and raise a family, Boise has also drawn a lot of eyes as the potential next technology hub in the Northwest.

We here at the Boise Builders Group strive to provide a living resource for residents throughout the Treasure Valley old and new alike. More than just services for your every home and business need each and every one of our members shares one other thing in common: they KNOW Boise – because they work and live here just like you!

We invite you to visit our Facebook fan page in order to stay up on the latest local events as well as special deals from us!Here too are a few other great online resources to learn more about what’s going on in Boise!

Idaho Links from Paul Heim

Idaho Home Services List

Idaho Technology and Humor

Nampa Bread and Community

Got a local link we should know about? Have a favorite thing about living in Boise that YOU love?!
We want to hear about it! Contact us or post on our fan page to get in touch!

Boise Health Tip: Life with Diabetes

Posted by Boise Home Helper on January 3, 2012

boise health insurance“There’s no diabetes that’s not bad. It’s all serious.”—Anne Daly, American Diabetes Association.

Like many people who think that they are reasonably healthy, they ignore the nagging symptoms. They might blamed the persistent thirst on the antihistamines they take. They might attribute the frequent urination to an excess intake of water. And the tiredness—well, what working adult does not get exhausted?

However when a blood test confirms that diabetes is the culprit, It may be difficult to accept the diagnosis. Upon learning that they have diabetes, some experience a flood of emotions, including depression and even anger. These are natural responses to what seems an unfair blow. With support, however, those with diabetes can adapt.

Why Serious?
Diabetes has been called “a disorder of the very engine of life,” and for good reason. When the body cannot metabolize glucose, a number of vital mechanisms can break down, sometimes with life-threatening consequences. “People don’t die directly from diabetes,” says Dr. Harvey Katzeff, “they die from complications. We do a good job of preventing complications, but a poor job of treating [them] once they occur.”

Is there hope for those who are afflicted with diabetes? Yes—if they recognize the seriousness of the disorder and submit to a program of treatment.

The effects of Diabetes are life changing a long term, but there are things you can do to understand this disorder and make dealing with it easier.

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