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HEALTH & FITNESS

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Nutritional Counseling, Dietary Planning,
and Weight Loss Management Assistance

Did You Know?

Prostate Cancer

Integrated Nutrition offers
many different group-
oriented opportunities
for nutritional education:

Barbara Beznos, RD, *LD/N
Registered Dietitian &
Founder of:

Integrated Nutrition,

LLC

*Licensed in Florida

Father's Day weekend events to
raise funds to fight killer of men.

Outside group and
corporate lectures/
presentations, and

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Smaller group (8 or less)
i n-office lectures/seminars.

32401 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Ph: (248) 538-8050 • Fx: (248) 538-8060
E-mail: rds@integratednutrition.com
Web: www.integratednutrition.com

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Advanced Treatment for Heart failure
Cardiovascular Risk Factor Management
Cardiac and Vascular Testing

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Cardiovascular Surgery

Troy Location

Dearborn Location

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Dearborn, Michigan 48124
248.689.1800 - fax 248.689.1805
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email: heartcenter@att.net

Mazel Toy

To our shining stars

Brian

Felicia

NFHS graduate
off to U of M
Business School

University of Michigan
graduate,
Communications
Major

May you go from strength to strength, as you continue to achieve your
dreams. Wishing you a lifetime filled with health, happiness and success.

You fill our lives with pride and joy.
Love,
Mom, Dad, Bubbe and Poppy

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May 28 • 2009

ecause prostate cancer
is the second-leading
cause of cancer death
in American men but is
often treatable if detected early,
urologist Dr. Michael D. Lutz of West
Bloomfield is a strong believer in
raising awareness
and in educating
the public.
He was a driv-
ing force behind
convincing the
comprehensive
multi-subspecialty
Dr. Lutz
Michigan Institute
of Urology, with
which he is affiliated, to launch a
special nonprofit — MIU Run for the
Ribbon — in conjunction with the
Prostate Cancer Education Council
(PCEC).
MIU Run for the Ribbon will begin
with two events during Father's Day
weekend. Lutz is event coordinator.
"By linking prostate cancer
awareness and Father's Day, we
hope men and their families will
sense an increased importance for
this event and its underlying mes-
sage," says Lutz. "Men often delay
taking care of their health, waiting
until they have bothersome symp-
toms they can no longer ignore.
Whether sharing in our cause as a
sponsor or a participant, we can
make a difference in the lives of
those who have been touched by
this pervasive disease and encour-
age other men to be proactive
about their health."
"Night on the Townsend" will be
Friday, June 19, at the Townsend
Hotel, Birmingham. The fundraiser
will recognize prostate cancer survi-
vors and patients, their families and
friends. Proceeds will benefit pros-
tate cancer issues. The evening fea-
tures a strolling dinner, wine, a silent
auction and entertainment. Each
guest may light a candle in honor of
someone with prostate cancer. "Big
Al" Muskavito of the Dick Purtan
Show on WOMC-FM will be emcee.
Tickets are $125 per person.
The culminating event is "Run
for the Ribbon 5K Run/Walk" at the
Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak, on Father's
Day, Sunday, June 21. Guest run-

ner will be Bill Rodgers, a four-time
Boston Marathon runner, New York
City Marathon champion and pros-
tate cancer survivor.
"Spreading the word and
encouraging people to be better
informed can help save countless
lives," says Lutz..
Run for the Ribbon's race direc-
tor, Ed Kozloff of the Motor City
Striders, has designed the course,
which travels through neighbor-
hoods in Huntington Woods and
winds around Rackham Golf
Course and the Detroit Zoo. All
entrants can wear a blue ribbon
and make a tribute in honor of
an individual affected by prostate
cancer. The run/walk is part of the
Prostate Awareness and Cancer
Education (PACE) Race Series,
one of 11 sanctioned run/walks
held across the country.
Sponsorships are available.
For information on registra-
tion or sponsorship, visit www.
MIURunForTheRibbon.org , e-mail
info@MIURunForTheRibbon.org or
call (586) 443-4272.
Dr. Lutz has served as chairman
of the Prostate Cancer Task Force
for the Great Lakes Division of the
American Cancer Society. ❑

Fast Facts

According to the American

Cancer Society:

• Prostate cancer is the most
common cancer, other than

skin cancers, in American

men;
• About one - in - six men will
be diagnosed with prostate

cancer during his lifetime;

• In 2008, approximately
186,320 new cases of pros-
tate cancer were diagnosed

in the United States;

• Prostate cancer accounts for

about 10 percent of cancer-

related deaths in men;

• More than 2 million men in
the United States who have
been diagnosed with pros-
tate cancer at some point are

still alive today.

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