Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Learning to Live with Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.9 million adults in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes every year. The disease affects more than 8% of the United States population, and that number is growing. It’s also the seventh leading cause of death—but it doesn't have to be a death sentence.

The doctor’s report indicates you have diabetes, your mind is inundated with questions: Why Me? What am I going to do? What life changes do I need to make?

Take the 90 Day Diabetes Challenge to jumpstart a healthier diet and exercise routine to combat diabetes. Here are some resources to help you get started.

Books
Diabetes & Heart Healthy Cookbook
Simply Smoothies
Curing Diabetes in 7 Steps
No More Diabetes

Websites
http://www.diabetes.org/
http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/
http://americasdiabeteschallenge.com/

Diabetic Recipes/Blogs
http://www.pinterest.com/oaksilver/diabetic-recipes/
http://www.diabeticfoodie.com/
http://diabeticenjoyingfood.blogspot.com/

Fitness
http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/fitness/

Yolanda Hardy
Smithfield Library

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