to the Ventura County website concerning healthy eating and active living,
sponsored by the Partnership for a Healthy Ventura County.
National Diabetes Month
One in 12 Americans has diabetes – that’s more than 25 million people. And another 79 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. November is National Diabetes Month. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the American Diabetes Association. Use this month to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage people to make healthy changes.
Click HERE to learn more. [Source: American Diabetes Association]
Book of the Month
The American Diabetes Association—the nation’s leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy—has completely revised this comprehensive home reference to provide all the information a person needs to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. Now in its fifth edition, this extensive resource contains information on the best self-care techniques and the latest medical advances. Topics include strategies for avoiding diabetes complications; expanded sections on meal planning and nutrition; and tips on working with the health care system and insurance providers. [Source: Amazon.com]