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Live Well with Diabetes

 

NDEP-Family Reunion-TV PSA

Article: Five Questions To Ask Your Healthcare Team About Diabetes

Article: Preventing Diabetes When You Are On The Go

Article: Ten Ways To Shape Your Family Reunion to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Article: Parents' Questions For the Healthcare Team When Children Are Diagnosed with Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that can be managed successfully. Although having diabetes or pre-diabetes is associated with increased risk for many serious complications including: heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, lower limb amputations and blindness, a person's risk can be reduced by keeping blood glucose (blood sugar), blood pressure, and blood cholesterol (ABCs) to recommended levels. Smoking cessation negatively affects the circulatory system and is also very important to reducing your risks for developing serious complications associated with diabetes.

Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes of kidney failure. Kidney failure can result in needed treatment including dialysis or a kidney transplant. The good new is that both diabetes and high blood pressure can be managed successfully.

Listed below are a few resources to guide you with reaching and maintaining your target levels (ABCS) in living well with diabetes and pre-diabetes.

E-Cards

Foot Health and Diabetes

Helpful Hints

Additional Resources:

AADE Accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs in Georgia

Family Reunion Health Guide and Kidney Sundays Toolkit

Find American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Diabetes Education Programs in Georgia

Federally Qualified Health Centers in Georgia

Link for Life-Diabetes & Heart Disease

Live Well to Prevent Diabetes: Benefits of Teaming with a Registered Dietician in Georgia

Georgia Grown Farmers Markets: Find More Healthier Food Options For Each Season

Making the Connection: Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease Resources

Medicare and Diabetes

National Eye Institute-Learn More About Diabetes and Eye Health

National Kidney Disease Education Program

National Kidney Foundation: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)

Take Care of Your Heart.. Manage Your Diabetes

 

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Diabetes and Pregnant: Gestational Diabetes

Programs and Resources: Live Well to Prevent Diabetes

Programs and Resources: Live Well with Diabetes

Resources: Businesses, Schools, Universities, Faith-Based and Community Organizations

Resources: Manage Diabetes during Natural Disasters and Travel

Resources: Healthcare Team Professionals and Organizations

What's New

Family History and Diabetes 4 Questions

 

 

 

 

 

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