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Diabetes: Make a Change


Healthy Eating - Eat smaller portions of food or try healthy and delicious recipes

Watch a video

Meal Planning for People with Diabetes

Get some recipes

Healthy Meal Plans

Create a healthy plate

Create a Healthy Plate

Being Active - Find new, fun ways to be more active

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How to Start a Physical Activity Routine

Get some tips

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Tips for Being Active with Diabetes

Get a calendar to plan and track being active

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Healthy Family Activity Calendar

Taking Medications - Know more about different kinds of diabetes medications

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Insulin and Diabetes

What gets in your way of taking your medications

Thinking about taking your medications, are you having a hard time with any of the following?

  • Being concerned about other things like eating your next meal or having a place to live
  • Being afraid of side effects
  • Remembering to take them
  • Getting to the pharmacy
  • Feeling that the medication does not help
  • Not understanding how to take them correctly
  • Reading medication instructions
  • Feeling like the medication is not needed
  • Understanding and working with numbers
  • Being too busy caring for their family
  • Feeling okay, so you don’t feel like you need it

If yes, we can help! Give HUSKY Health a call at 1.800.859.9889 x2023

Monitoring - Learn about ways to monitor your diabetes

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Blood Sugar Testing

Get some tips

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All About Blood Glucose

Write it down! Get a blood sugar log

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Blood Glucose log book

Reducing Risks - Get tips on how to reduce your risk of heart and kidney problems

Watch a video

Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

Know Your Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

Diabetes & Your Heart

Get a schedule of recommended care to help reduce your risk

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Getting the Very Best Care for Your Diabetes

Problem Solving - Know more about how to take care of your diabetes when you are sick

Get some tips on planning for sick days and special times

Take Care of Your Diabetes During Sick Days & Special Times

Healthy Coping - Cope with stress and feeling overwhelmed

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Learn how to cope with diabetes

What is your number?

Fill out this questionnaire and bring it with you to your next provider visit to share with your provider.

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The Problem Areas in Diabetes (PAID) Questionnaire

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