Diabetes — Prediabetes 

November Health Focus: Week 2

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A blood test is often the first indication that you may have increased levels of glucose (sugars) in your blood. If these are higher than normal you may be diagnosed with prediabetes. If you are diagnosed with prediabetes, you are not alone. Over 88 million Americans have prediabetes. The good news is that people with prediabetes can stall and even prevent type 2 diabetes by making healthy lifestyle changes. 

 

Prediabetes 

 

Changing your habits regarding diet and exercise when diagnosed with prediabetes can help you delay or prevent the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. 

 

Nutrition for Diabetes Management 

Exercise and Diabetes 

 

Some tips to help manage food and weight include: 

 

Strategies to Reduce Calories and Manage Weight 

Portion Size and Weight Management 

Tips to Add Physical Activity into Daily Living 

 

Research is inconclusive about cinnamon supplements on lowering blood sugar, but there is no harm in adding cinnamon to foods. Adding cinnamon is a healthier way to flavor food and beverages than using sugar.  

 

Cinnamon: Health Claims 

 

The holidays are just around the corner. With some thought, you can design your travel to be fun for everyone. 

 

Designing Vacations to be Fun for Everyone 

 

Cook up a delicious Thanksgiving with these recipes! 

 

Maple-Bourbon Roast Turkey 

Apple & Onion Cornbread Stuffing 

Baked Apples & Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping 

Celeraic Puree 

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts 

Red Onion Marmalade  

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