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Diabetes is a disease where you don’t necessarily feel bad--but bad things can be going on in your body if you let diabetes go untreated. Minimize your risk of diabetes-related complications such as heart or kidney disease, blindness or foot disorders by eating right, not smoking, exercising...


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Health Tip of the Day

A Healthy Dinner Out

  • Plan on taking home half of the main course of restaurant meals. Restaurant portions are almost always too large for one person.

  • Eat your lowest-calorie food first. Soup or salad is a good choice.

  • Beware of all-you-can-eat specials, buffets and unlimited salad bars -- it's too easy to overeat. If you do choose a buffet, fill up on the salad and vegetables first, and use the small plate, which holds less food.

 

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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