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Diabetes Health


Diabetes continues to grow.  It is a serious, expensive, and common disease in the U.S. and around the world.

Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start.

The online program and links which are listed can help persons managing diabetes with:

  • Understanding how to manage diabetes
  • Planning healthy meals
  • Healthy food preparation
  • Physical activity

Focus on Diabetes

     This online, interactive diabetes program from University of Georgia Extension provides diabetes self-management knowledge and skills about meal planning, medications, physical activity, blood glucose monitoring, prevention of diabetic complications, and the emotional adjustment to diabetes.   These nine modules which cover key elements of diabetes self-management can be accessed at: https://spock.fcs.uga.edu/ext/food/focus.php



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