Diabetes Services

Diabetes Services

Did you know that the best way to manage diabetes is to learn how to eat healthy as a family?

That’s right, there is no difficult diabetes diet to follow, no specially made foods to purchase. It’s simply a matter of making a commitment to a healthy lifestyle and eating regular foods in proper proportions.

Are there children in your household? The Center for Disease Control says that one in three children born in 2000 are at risk for diabetes unless diet and lifestyles changes are made. A healthy diet and an active lifestyle from an early age can prevent or minimize the effects of type 2 diabetes.

Yes, you can manage your diabetes and teach non-diabetic members of your family how to avoid it or minimize their risk factors.

Managing Diabetes

 

Risk Factors for Diabetes

For more information and a free brochure, call the Diabetes Self - Management Training Program of Hocking Valley Community Hospital at (740) 380-8242.

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