Benefits Spotlight

November 2012: Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes doesn't take a holiday.

Stuffing and potatoes and pie … oh my! It can be tough to stick to a healthy eating plan this time of year. But for people who have type 2 diabetes, it's a must. Watching what you eat is the key to good blood sugar control. And good blood sugar control is the key to avoiding diabetes problems.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. To find out more about diabetes, check out the following information. And if someone in your family has diabetes, think about how you can make healthy foods a part of your family celebration.

  • ConditionCare: Diabetes pdf_icon
    You're not alone when fighting diabetes

    If you, or a covered family member, get diagnosed with diabetes or already have it, don't worry, you're not alone. ConditionCare can help. It's already part of your benefits, so there's no added cost to join. 
  • Ways to Manage Diabetes pdf_icon
    Are you ready to make a few healthier lifestyle changes right now?
    Small changes that can add up to big rewards like a healthier heart, eyes, kidneys, nerves…you name it.
  • Get Control over your Diabetes pdf_icon
    Diabetes: what it is, the signs, types, causes and treatment.

 

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