The 411 on Diabetes Prevention

By |2020-12-23T13:03:45-06:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 Happy Diabetes Alert Day! March 22, 2016 has been proclaimed Diabetes Alert Day. This is a day to call attention to diabetes and prediabetes and encourage people to find out if they have either of these conditions. Eighty-six million American adults (more than 1 in 3) have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels [...]

MatterBox: Health – Matter and HCMC Work Together to Fight Diabetes

By |2018-08-06T08:01:02-05:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carmelia Nelson, Diabetes Educator at HCMC, is interviewed by KSTP about the relationship between food insecurity and diabetes, and what Matter and HCMC are doing to solve this problem. The correlation between food and health has never been stronger. Food insecurity today means not just hunger, but often obesity and a higher risk [...]

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