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Other Things You Might Want to Know About
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What To Do
If you have a day where you ate more than you planned or skipped your exercise, or you didn't manage your diabetes and life the way you wanted, just keep in mind...that is past and tomorrow is another chance. Remember...you are not alone, diabetes is common, and you can manage your diabetes.
Resources to help you learn more about diabetes
These providers have special training to help people with diabetes understand their disease. They can help you adapt all the recommendations to your own lifestyle.
Life with Diabetes CourseThis comprehensive course in diabetes self-care management will give you a chance to meet others learning to control their diabetes. It can give you new insight and help with your own plan for control. The total course is about 8-12 hours. It may be spread over several weeks.
Ask your health care provider for more local information.
Diabetes Forecast (monthly) - American Diabetes Association $28 (includes ADA membership) 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2382)
Medicines for People with Diabetes. NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) No. 99-4222, 1999. Order from National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, 1 Information Way, Bethesda, MD 20892-3560. Tel: (301) 654-3327. You can request a copy of the book from email@example.com
Month of Meals: Classic Cooking. American Diabetes Association, PO Box 930850, Atlanta, Georgia 31193-0850.
Carbohydrate Counting: Getting Started published by the American Diabetes Association. To order you can call 1-800-232-6733, (then press 1) or you can order online: http://store.diabetes.org/adabooks/. They have many other books as well.
Exercise - Staying Healthy: Things To Do - Measuring Your Blood Sugar - High & Low Blood Sugar Diabetes Pills - Insulin - Sick Days - Foot Care - Resources - HealthyVermonters.info Home Page
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