Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pathfinder Day

Do you know what a Pathfinder is?

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Yes, that is a Pathfinder--and a very nice one too!

However, we have a different kind of Pathfinder right here in Banepa, Nepal.

Yes, Pathfinders are members of the worldwide Pathfinder Club
of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
All interested young people, between the ages of 10 and 15,
 are welcome in any Pathfinder Club in the world!

The three tenants of the organization center around the physical, mental,
and spiritual aspects of life.

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Pathfinder Club members participate in learning classes
in which they can earn badges.

Those interested in learning about the classes, may visit the official
Pathfinder website for more information and many links,
including the history of the club:

Now, are you ready for some pictures of our amazing Pathfinders
on their special Pathfinder Sabbath?

Here they are:

After song service,

the platform team entered,

and our hospital's new CEO and his wife, Dr. Dale & Susen Mole, were introduced.

Next, two of our young gentlemen took up the offering.

We were very proud to hear a Bible verse memorization by one of our younger members.

and a Bible chapter memorization by a senior member!

Good job!

Next the club treated the congregation to a special music number,

followed by a sermon presented by one of our senior members.

One of our future Pathfinders wanted to clarify a point with Dr. Ramon.

We want to thank and congratulate all our Pathfinders, past, present, and future,
as they learn how to be the best adult they can be!

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

November 2014 Health Calendar


Yes, November is here already!  
Time really does fly by when you're having fun!

However, if you're not feeling well, you're not having fun.
It pays to keep yourself updated on health topics.
We hope you find this post informational and useful.

As always, please come in for a consultation if you have any health questions at all.

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month 
and November 14 is World Diabetes Day.

According to the International Diabetes Federation of South East Asia, about 382 million people have diabetes worldwide, and in 2013, 674,120 people in Nepal had diabetes.  To find out more, visit their website here: 

The Nepal Diabetes Association's website is full of information and worth browsing:

Diabetes during pregnancy is especially dangerous.  This article, from the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entitled, "Check Your Knowledge:  Diabetes and Pregnancy" is worth reading:, the website of the American Diabetes Association, is full of information, such as the basics of Diabetes 1 and 2 (Did you know there are two kinds of diabetes?), food and fitness, how to lower your risk, and much more, including a risk test questionnaire you can take to help you determine if you are at risk and need to see a doctor.  Click here if you want to check it out:

Are you aware that there are Food Days, Weeks, & Months?  
To read all about this, click
which takes you to November's page on the University of Nebraska at Lincoln's website.
You'll be happily surprised at all the information there, including recipes
and "Control Diabetes for Life" videos!

One interesting thing you'll learn is that November is Peanut Butter Month.  Click this website called to find out some benefits of eating peanut butter:

Do you like to cook? has lots of yummy recipes:

Want to make your own peanut butter? has a recipe:

Now that winter is slowly creeping its way to us, please follow fire safety tips--
and teach them to your children!
Click this website for more information:

Kids are great – and eager – allies in your family's fire safety plan

We wish you a safe, happy, and healthy November!