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Healthy Bodies

The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns learned within families remain with us throughout our lives.

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  • 11/1 Yes, You Can Prevent Diabetes
    By Mary Schroeder, Extension educator and registered dietitian

    November is American Diabetes Month, the perfect time to find out if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes.

    About 1 in 11 people in the United States have diabetes, and more than 1 out of 3 adults have prediabetes. The 86 million Americans with prediabetes have blood glucose (sugar) levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Unfortunately, 9 out of 10 adults who have prediabetes don't even know it.
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