*November is Diabetes Month!
Diabetes is a disease that leads to high levels of blood sugar (glucose). It happens when the body does not make any or enough insulin, or does not use insulin well. About 29.1 million people (9.3%) of the U.S. population have diabetes, of that, 27.8% are people who are undiagnosed. Studies have shown that individuals at riak for type 2 diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Take care now by learning more about diabetes.
Are You At Risk?
- Take the American Diabetes Association's Risk Test by clicking here.
Diabetes Awareness Challenge
- Join us in the Challenge to practice healthy habits, whether you are diabetic or not. This is a fun challenge for everyone in the family!
Disease Management Programs
- National Diabetes Prevention Program, offered by the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County. For more information about the program, contact Susan Dunlop at email@example.com.
- Disease Management Program, offered by Aetna to all benefits-eligible employees and covered dependents. For more information about the program, contact Aetna at 866.269.4500.
Thanksgiving Day Recipes
- A Diabetic-Friendly Thanksgiving Feast (with 17 mouth-watering recipes)
- Navigating the Thanksgiving Feast (tips for filling your plate and yummy recipes)