Take Control of Your Health a series of short radio segments aimed at helping people make changes to improve their own health
“I now know the challenges of diabetes”
Kalli talks about how she is taking responsibility for keeping track of her blood-sugar and managing her diabetes, now that she is a teenager.
Denial vs. Social Media
Keith shares how he was actively deceiving himself, when it came to facing his obesity.
“I was too big to ride a bike!”
Keith shares how his daughter helped inspire his 158-pound weight loss.
No Judgment, No Shame!
Keith notes there’s a difference between supportive accountability and judging or shaming.
Exercise is Key
Katrina explains why exercise is so important in helping her to manage her diabetes.
“I was in denial for a long time”
Joe shares how embracing health means confronting denial.
Treatments: A Leap Ahead
Joanne talks about how advances in treating diabetes put her son in a far better position, than what her grandfather faced.
A Mixed Blessing
Joanne shares how Camp Needlepoint has been a huge source of support and joy for her family.
You Are What You Eat
Jama talks about the challenge of facing diabetes, a disease no one in his family ever experienced.
More Than a Number
Don gets frustrated by health care providers who see him as a number, rather than as a person.
Family Unity is Key
Denise keeps her anger in check, when it comes to diabetes.