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Read article: Move to improve: Using exercise to prevent or manage diabetes
Move to improve: Using exercise to prevent or manage diabetes
Diabetes is the eighth leading cause of death in Illinois and in the U.S. It also doubles an individual’s risk of heart disease or stroke, the first...
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Read article: November is Diabetes Awareness Month: reducing your risk
November is Diabetes Awareness Month: reducing your risk
More than...
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Read article: Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?
Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?
Could you be one of the six in ten adults living in the United States with at least one chronic health condition? Or are you one of the 40 percent...
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Read article: Take steps now to protect your kidneys
Take steps now to protect your kidneys
Chronic kidney disease is an often-unspoken chronic illness, resulting in the gradual loss of kidney or renal function over time. An estimated 37...

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Explore Heart Health with Extension’s Diabetes Clinic
EUREKA, Ill. – Heart disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes. Join Nutrition and Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian, Jenna Smith, to learn how to make food choices that are both diabetes-friendly and heart-healthy. The Diabetes Clinic class, “Heart Healthy Meals for...
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Extension's Diabetes Clinic Explores the 8 Dimensions of Wellness
EUREKA, Ill. – Wellness encompasses multiple dimensions that work in harmony to help us achieve optimal health and well-being. Join Nutrition and Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian, Jenna Smith, to discover how to give attention to each dimension of wellness while finding the right...
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Join the fun at Extension’s Diabetes Clinic holiday party
EUREKA, Ill. – Learning about our health can be a challenge to add to busy schedules. Hit pause and join Nutrition and Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian, Jenna Smith, for the final diabetes clinic class of the year. The diabetes clinic holiday party will meet from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on...