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Do You Have Prediabetes? Find Out Now! Posted on Nov 17

Prediabetes? Is this a real thing? Yes! Prediabetes means that your blood sugar levels are higher than normal and that you are in danger of developing type 2 diabetes within a few years.  Your health may already be affected. In Massachusetts, 35% of adults have   …Continue Reading Do You Have Prediabetes? Find Out Now!

Diabetes Alert Day – Are You at Risk? Take the Free Test to Find Out Posted on Mar 24

Diabetes Alert Day – Are You at Risk? Take the Free Test to Find Out

The American Diabetes Association’s Alert Day, held every fourth Tuesday in March, is a one-day wake-up call encouraging everyone to take the Diabetes Risk Test. This test helps find out if you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Risk Test is   …Continue Reading Diabetes Alert Day – Are You at Risk? Take the Free Test to Find Out

It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes? Posted on Nov 8

It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes?

Posted by: Terri Mendoza, MS, RD, LDN, Department of Public Health Terri is the Nutrition Education Specialist for the Massachusetts WIC Program.  Do you ever worry about developing diabetes?  Do you know if you are at risk?  Most importantly, did you realize that you can do   …Continue Reading It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes?