You At Your Best

November 2018 • Diabetes Issue

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12 eat, drink & be wary Holiday cheer not without its challenges for diabetics 13 treating diabetes as a family disease Family model used to help Marshallese community in NWA November 2018 | Diabetes issue 14 Diabetes in arkansas Disease without a cure threatens health of area residents 16 movement is medicine Fighting diabetes with fitness November is National Diabetes Awareness month. In this issue of You at Your Best, we promote awareness, prevention and treatment of this deadly disease. More people have diabetes now than ever before and chances are good that includes you or someone you know. In the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled. More than 30 million adults in this country and about 400,000 in Arkansas have the disease, and nearly a quarter of them don't even know they have it. With diabetes reaching epidemic proportions, it's time we understood and paid attention to this disease whose serious complications include heart disease, stroke, amputation, kidney disease, blindness and death. 4 the dangers of diabetes 5 What is diabetes? Diabetes and Latinos 8 education is key to managing diabetes Diabetes facts 9 Doctor specializes in ivF, PCos and fertility microsurgery 10 the Healthy Party menu 13 Diabetes connected to hearing loss 14 10 surprising things that can spike your blood sugar 15 activity, Wellness Center a great place to get involved 16 tips for traveling with diabetes 17 endocrinology Clinic offers diabetes care, education risks and consequences: a diabetes Q&a 2 | YOU AT YOUR BEST | nwAdg.cOm/YOUATYOURBEST nOvEmBER - diABETES | SATURdAY, OcTOBER 27, 2018

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