Diabetes education through Michigan State University provides practical knowledge and skills to Michigan residents who are at risk of diabetes and for those who live with diabetes. Michigan citizens who are pre-diabetic will learn how to help prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.  Residents living with Type 2 diabetes will learn ways to manage their condition successfully. Through education participants will be able to improve their behavior related to food consumption, physical activity, self-management, self-efficacy, health status and health care utilization.

For more information visit www.cdc.gov/diabetes

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  • Make independent steps to improve public health

    April 18, 2014 | Diana Fair | April is a great month to start thinking about public health. With summer around the corner and thoughts of warmer weather, we all would like good health to be able to enjoy outdoor activities.

  • Is self-care the new healthcare?

    April 1, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Health care providers are always available for your well-being, but self-awareness and care are crucial.

  • The relationship between nutrition and chronic pain

    March 31, 2014 | Kris Swartzendruber | Good nutrition is an important part of maintaining our health. Recent research indicates that eating healthy may also help those dealing with chronic pain.

  • Good dental health and diabetes control go hand-in-hand

    March 25, 2014 | Diana Fair | Did you know that your dentist might be the first health professional to identify diabetes?

  • Diabetes – it’s better to share it

    March 21, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Building a healthy support system when living with diabetes.

  • Keep sight of the dangers of diabetes

    March 14, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Diabetes is the number one cause of new blindness in America today. People with diabetes are at greater risk for several different eye problems.

  • What are added sugars?

    March 14, 2014 | Erin Powell | Added sugars add many extra calories to the average American diet. Learn how to decrease added sugars in your diet to improve your health.

  • Diabetes and contraception

    February 10, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Women’s health and contraception risks for diabetics.

  • Sodium awareness

    February 5, 2014 | Jane Hart | The average American puts themselves at risk of chronic diseases by consuming more than the recommended daily amount of sodium.

  • Gone coconuts: New sugar or old hype?

    January 24, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Identifying sugar substitutes for diabetics.

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