• Adult Wellness Guidelines: Making Preventive Care a Priority

    Adult Wellness Guidelines: Making Preventive Care a Priority

    January 17, 2019
    Start the New Year in good health by seeking preventive care. Preventive care is very important for everyone in your family. And the good news is you can receive most preventive care at no additional cost to you. Remember to ask Your Doctor...
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  • Members, Glucose Meters are Available to You

    Members, Glucose Meters are Available to You

    August 27, 2018
    Living with diabetes can be a challenge. But maintaining close-to-normal levels of blood sugar has been shown to reduce the risk of diabetes-related problems. That’s why monitoring your blood sugar levels with a blood glucose meter is important...
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  • Holiday Baking with Brian Emmett

    December 1, 2017
    The holiday season features time-honored traditions, family recipes and — all too often — rich party foods that can fill you with excess calories, cholesterol and guilt. This year, enjoy delicious holiday fare that’s healthy, too. Whether you...
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  • How To Stock A Healthy Refrigerator

    March 19, 2015
    It’s easier to make good food choices when you can see what you have and it is simple for you to grab and eat, instead of spending a lot of time preparing your food. That’s why having a healthy refrigerator can help you see the benefits of healthy...
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  • Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency Preparedness

    September 16, 2015
    You're not alone! The reality is that it's very difficult to be totally prepared for an emergency, but there are steps you can take to have a plan of action in case an emergency were to happen. We've shared with you this great Red Cross infograpic...
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  • Quick Bites: Get 12 Days of Easy, Healthy Recipes

    December 30, 2015
    Who wants a delicious home-cooked meal during the holidays? We’ve got you covered in the kitchen from soup to nuts with our Quick Bites recipes. Check out our collection of 12 videos for simple recipes and cooking tips including slow cooker Tuscan...
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  • How To Control Things That Make Your Asthma Worse

    How To Control Things That Make Your Asthma Worse

    July 8, 2016
    You can use this checklist to help you avoid your asthma triggers.
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  • Pick Protein Wisely!

    December 23, 2015
    You could use pounds of beef in your holiday lasagna, but if you’d like a healthier option, try using lean turkey meat. The American Diabetes Association lists turkey meat as one of the best food choices when picking a protein. About ¼ of your plate...
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  • An Alternative to Rice

    December 30, 2015
    If you’re looking for a healthy grain at your next dinner, consider this! Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is packed with about 8 grams of protein per cooked cup and is gluten free. This can be a great substitute to white rice for someone living with...
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  • Sugar! Oh, Honey Honey!

    December 10, 2015
    Keeping blood-sugar levels managed can be a big challenge, especially around the holidays. It’s nearly impossible to avoid sugar completely but that’s also not necessary. If you make a conscious effort to bake sweets with less sugar or sugar substitutes...
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  • Creating Your Asthma Action Plan

    Creating Your Asthma Action Plan

    July 8, 2016
    An Asthma Action Plan is an important part of managing asthma. This written plan should be developed with a doctor to help control asthma. The plan shows daily treatments and instructions for medication. The plan also offers instructions for what...
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  • Soda or Mineral Water?

    December 1, 2015
    Doesn’t a fizzy drink sound refreshing? Before you grab one, remember that if you choose soda, you could be drinking 10 teaspoons of sugar or more, depending on your serving. For anyone looking to keep their blood-sugar levels under control, it...
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  • Oodles of Noodles?

    December 7, 2015
    Do you usually fill your plate with loads-a pasta? Think about this: according to the American Diabetes Association , starchy foods can be part of a healthy meal plan, but portion size is key. If you or someone you know is living with diabetes—then...
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  • Beat portion distortion

    November 24, 2015
    It’s a common mistake to think overflowing Thanksgiving plates are a norm, but we don’t normally eat like this the rest of the year, so why do we think it’s ok to do it in November? The truth is—your body doesn’t need that much food! In fact, your...
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  • Diabetes Infographic

    Diabetes Infographic

    November 5, 2015
    CDC diabetes infographic
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