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Comedian Headlines Muskegon Diabetes Conference

This blog was originally featured on MIBluesPerspectives.com. There’s always opportunity for laughter, even as you’re learning to cope with a diabetes diagnosis. Humor is a big part of an upcoming Muskegon conference focusing on the disease. The 11th annual African American Beating Diabetes…

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Diabetic-Friendly Desserts

  Just because you’re watching your sugar intake doesn’t mean you have to give up sweets completely. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite diabetic-friendly dessert recipes that will keep your health on track and leave your taste buds…


Do you know the warning signs of diabetes?

You are probably well aware that diabetes is a huge health issue in this country, but if you aren’t one of the 25.8 million Americans who have it, you may not know much about the different types of the disease…

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Your family’s health history: Why it matters

When it comes to your health, there are many factors that you can control: what you eat, where you live and how much you exercise are just a few. But there are also some factors beyond your control that can…

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Prevent diabetes by making kids love to exercise

Diabetes is no longer just a problem for adults. In fact, the disease is being diagnosed in children with even greater frequency today than ever before, and is now considered to be one of the most common chronic diseases in children…


Do you know if you’re prediabetic?

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, which means it’s time to get proactive about learning how to prevent diabetes and what prediabetes could mean for you.  A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that amongst…


Managing diabetes during the holidays: 10 tips for a healthier holiday season

‘Tis the season for holiday celebrations and having diabetes shouldn’t stop you from fully enjoying the festivities.  The most important part in managing diabetes during the holidays is preparation and planning. Use the following 10 tips to help you plan…


Raising diabetes awareness by defining key terms

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans with another 79 million at risk. Education is an essential part in raising awareness about the devastating impact of diabetes and is what American Diabetes Month is all about….

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Five ways to prevent diabetes

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   November is American Diabetes Month, which means there is no better time to learn about diabetes and how you can…