Diabetes – America’s Growing Health Care Concern
There’s a growing problem in America. Its name is Type 2 Diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 20.8 million Americans have diabetes and 6.7 million of them don’t even know it with 1.5 million being diagnosed annually.
Need to know how to prevent or slow this from happening to you? According to Henry Community Health’s Certified Diabetic Educator Patty Wenning, RN, you can lower your risk by taking just 2 steps:
- Eat a healthy diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry and whole grains
- Exercise regularly – recommendations suggest 30 minutes a day or more
Living Better With Diabetes
Diabetes care is more than just watching your diet and monitoring your blood sugar levels. It’s about how to live better with diabetes by taking charge of your life and your diabetes care.
In addition to the care you receive from your physician, we offer a variety of programs and services that are valuable to people with diabetes and their families.