Managing Your Diabetes Starts With Education

If you have type 2 diabetes, Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Services will help you live well and navigate your direction, know-how, resources and support you need to succeed.

 

7 Tips to Care for Your Heart When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Add these seven tips to your self-care checklist to care for your heart and body to make all of your efforts count even more.

 

Tips for Building a Support System – Spanish

Puedes llevar una dieta saludable, tomar tus medicamentos y mantenerte activo. Pero no olvides contar con el apoyo de los miembros de tu equipo, quienes están dispuestos a ayudarte a tener éxito.

 

Tips for Building a Support System

You can make healthy food choices, take your meds and stay active. But don’t forget to get support from your team members who are eager to help you be successful.

 

Take Care of Your Heart When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Take Care of Your Heart When You Have Type 2 Diabetes PDF preview

If you have type 2 diabetes, managing your risk for heart disease is one of the best ways you can take care of yourself.

 

Lifestyle Choices Matter. How to Quit Bad Habits

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

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Quality lifestyle habits such as healthy eating and exercise have positive outcomes. However, good habits can be negatively impacted by bad ones. Gain tools from your health care team on how to quit smoking and other harmful habits.

Here are a few notable questions asked during this event:

  • “I feel overwhelmed by all the changes I need to make to my diet. Where do you recommend that I start?”
  • “What are the three most important lifestyle choices that can lower the risk of developing heart disease and stroke?”
  • “How do you see lifestyle medicine making changes in healthcare or being incorporated over the next decade?”
  • “Do you have any tips to get off of sugar?”

Diabetes Stress: Does it Differ from Clinical Depression?

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

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People with diabetes are likely to have diabetes distress and are more likely to be diagnosed with depression than a person without diabetes. Ask your questions and get tips on how to cope with life’s added stress of having diabetes.