Here in South Louisiana, we know the dangers of diabetes. Good food in lagniappe quantities and heat indexes that drive any sane person inside contribute to the prevalence of the disease and the lifestyle that can lead to it. Because it is a manageable disease, many people forget that diabetes can lead to amputation, blindness, heart disease, nerve damage and even death. So below are some links about preventing and managing diabetes.
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
American Diabetes Association: Preventing Diabetes
Mayo Clinic's Diabetes Prevention: Five Steps for Taking Control
National Institutes of Health's Diabetes Prevention Program
Detection and Management
Centers for Disease Control: Frequently Asked Diabetes Questions
National Diabetes Education Program: I Have Diabetes
NIH: Keep Your Diabetes Under Control
Centers for Disease Control: Diabetes Prevention and Control
Diabetic Cooking Magazine: Diabetic Recipe Finder
EndocrineWeb's Diabetes Information Center
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