How Can American Diabetes Month Make a Difference?

How Can American Diabetes Month Make a Difference?

We can use this month to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage people to make healthy changes.Here are just a few ideas:

  • Encourage people to make small changes, like taking the stairs instead of the elevator.
  • Talk to people in your community about getting regular checkups. They can get their blood pressure and cholesterol checked - and ask the doctor about their diabetes risk.
  • Ask doctors and nurses to be leaders in their communities by speaking about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.

Read more at: https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/NovemberToolkit.aspx