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Take Control of Your Health | Diabetes | Supported by Medtronic Foundation and UCare

Denial vs. Social Media

Denial vs. Social Media



Keith shares how he was actively deceiving himself, when it came to facing his obesity.

Don’t Stick with Status Quo

Don’t Stick with Status Quo

Keith shares how there are always things outside of your control, so managing your health takes diligence.


Small Changes Lead to Big Results

Small Changes Lead to Big Results

Tammy advises people with diabetes to practice self-acceptance and make small goals, so they can add up to big lifestyle changes.


It Will Never Happen to Me!

It Will Never Happen to Me!

Tammy talks about how she had to overcome her own denial, stereotypes, and fears about managing diabetes.


Facing the Reality of Diabetes

Facing the Reality of Diabetes

Will talks about some of the ways he manages his food plan, so he can have his cake and eat it too.


Stress Can Make Diabetes Worse

Stress Can Make Diabetes Worse

Kay talks about how she manages her stress level, in order to help manager her diabetes.


Family History Raises Risk

Family History Raises Risk

Roger shares the pep talk he gives himself about managing his diabetes.


Boom, You Have it!

Boom, You Have it!

Will shares his feelings about the initial shock of his diabetes diagnosis.


Awareness is Part of the Struggle

Awareness is Part of the Struggle

Roger shares how mindfulness helps him keep on track with his goals for healthy eating and exercise.


Don’t Panic, But Make Changes

Don’t Panic, But Make Changes

Kay shares how senior yoga helps her in many ways, including managing her diabetes.


Bad Habits Can be Hard to Break

Bad Habits Can be Hard to Break

Kathy says she found switching from cola to mineral water was an easy change to make.


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