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Unformatted text preview: your daily life. Opt for the stairs instead of the elevator on your way into the office. Hop off the bus one stop earlier than usual, so T you have to walk an extra block. Eat Smart T he Amer ican Diabetes Association says losing just 5% of your body weight can greatly reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. A healthy diet combined with daily exercise makes it easy to lose that 5%. Remember, a healthy diet includes lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nonfat dairy products, beans, lean meats, poultry, and fish. Risk Assessm ent ve ry M on day, Shepherd Bay Medical Center offers free diabetes risk E assessments. We’ll check your blood pressure and weight and help you fill out a health questionnaire. Your results will be analyzed by HealthLife®, a computer program designed in conjunction with Shepherd Bay researcher Desiree Luethy....
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- Spring '08
- Diabetes mellitus type 1, healthy diet, Diabetes Association, Amer ican Diabetes