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Thursday, February 22, 2018

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Health Coverage

Share these tips with your family and friends so they too can make the most of their health coverage and live a long healthy life.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Simple Snack Solutions for the Whole Family

Snacks are an important part of any plan to eat more nutritious foods. Children need snacks for healthy growth and development. Adults need snacks for an energy boost between meals. Following are seven tips for smart snacking—snacking that involves satisfying options with less fat and sugar, and fewer empty calories.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Yes, You Can Prevent Diabetes

By Mary Schroeder, Extension educator and registered dietitian

November is American Diabetes Month, the perfect time to find out if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes.

About 1 in 10 people in the United States have diabetes, and more than 1 out of 3 adults have prediabetes. The 84 million Americans with prediabetes have blood glucose (sugar) levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Unfortunately, 9 out of 10 adults who have prediabetes don't even know it.
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