June is Men’s Health Month, and we encourage all men to talk to their doctors about their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. When Tom Triscari visited his doctor for a yearly checkup in December 2019, he didn’t know what an A1c level meant. He soon learned it measures your blood sugar levels over [...]
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Today, our world is all about multitasking. Between work, family obligations, hobbies, and everyday responsibilities, it’s easy to feel maxed out and stressed. This may seem like a normal part of life. But did you know that stress could be impacting your risk for type 2 diabetes and other health conditions? April is Stress [...]
Healthy eating – it’s something that everyone knows is important, but it can feel like a chore. Maybe you feel pressure to always make the “right” choice. But what if you got rid of the idea of good foods and bad foods, and instead focused on small changes you could make to your eating [...]
This Valentine’s Day, many will say “I love you” with flowers, candy, or a romantic dinner together. But there’s another way you can say “I love you” – by making your health and your heart a priority. Show your family how much you love them by taking steps now to protect your health and [...]
Have you thought about your resolutions for the new year? This year, put healthy living at the top of your list. You don’t have to make drastic changes. You can incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine to improve your health and reduce your chances for developing type 2 diabetes. Wondering where to begin? [...]
You and your family members could have prediabetes and be at risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke if you have any of the following risk factors: Are 45 years of age or older Are overweight Have a family history of type 2 diabetes Have high blood pressure Are physically active fewer [...]
An Inspiration to Her Family: Olga’s Journey to Better Health Olga Aguirre When Olga Aguirre’s husband got sick, she dedicated herself to taking care of him. This meant she didn’t always have time to take care of herself. As time passed, the anxiety and stress of taking care of her husband combined with [...]
Always Busy? Trucker Glenn Shares Tips for Staying Healthy on the Go Glenn Keller Between ever-changing work shifts, family duties, managing a household, and other daily responsibilities, it can be hard to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. But no matter how busy you get, you can have a healthy lifestyle – [...]
Motivate the Men in Your Family to Take Care of Their Health As a grandmother, mother, wife, daughter, or sister, you are a role model for your loved ones, including the men in your family. Women tend to influence their fathers, husbands, brothers, and sons to make healthier decisions. Help the men in your life [...]
"Sometimes we get so used to our traditions, it becomes hard for us to change. But we need to live a healthier life," says Elvia Alcala. National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15, is a great time to start! As a lifestyle coach with the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change [...]