New Slippers On The Site – Orthaheel Gemma

We have some great new slippers to showcase that are new on the website. The footwear comes from Orthaheel Orthoheel is the old name for the new company, Vionic. The great thing about these guys, is this excerpt from their own brand website:

“Shoes should make your feet feel great and look good doing it. That’s why we build every style starting with tried and true foundation – a contoured footbed with revolutionary Orthaheel technology.”

One great pair of footwear is the Orthaheel Slippers Womens Gemma. We have one pair in zebra colored and another in leopard. Aside from being fun, playful colors, these supportive slippers for women have an open back design allowing the foot to easily slide in; hook-and-loop strap on the lateral side offers an adjustable fit. Take a look and check them out for yourself today.

Most Expensive Place In The World to Have Diabetes

For some, diabetes is a way of life. It takes adjustments, and some coping. There is a way to make life easier, and manage diabetes. For others, awareness is the key to prevention. Did you know that in the United States, it costs $283,000 on average to have type 2 diabetes? This is according to a study published in PharmacoEconomics, and an article posted on Time.com.

“Diabetes affects over 380 million people worldwide, the researchers say. That number is expected to balloon to 592 million people by 2035.”

For more on the article, check it out on the Time.com website. There is some more information on the study, as well as some infographics to help data consumption.

Spring is Around The Corner

Who’s enjoying the warmer weather? Okay, so it may not seem warm for all of us, especially those still in parts of the North East, or even Midwest, but we have to be fair and notice that the temperatures have risen a bit in the past few weeks. It’s getting to be the time when baseball is in full swing for all home teams, not just Florida and Arizona, the Spring Training destinations. Walks with dogs will be longer, jogs will be more enjoyable, and flowers and trees will be in bloom. Spring is the perfect time to lengthen your walk outdoors. A simple 15-20 minute stroll after dinner will do great things for your heart, and for your health. If you can’t do it yet because it is still a bit nippy, get your walking shoes ready, because the Spring season is just around the corner. In the meantime, make sure you’re making the right decisions with eating, and do your past to stay active indoors with simple squats and stretching.