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.
Open Heart Surgery Wasn’t an Option
Charlotte explains the life-saving “magic” procedure that replaced her heart valve, without open heart surgery.
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
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!
Tammy talks about how she had to overcome her own denial, stereotypes, and fears about managing 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
Kay talks about how she manages her stress level, in order to help manager her diabetes.
Family History Raises Risk
Roger shares the pep talk he gives himself about managing his diabetes.
Boom, You Have it!
Will shares his feelings about the initial shock of his diabetes diagnosis.
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
Kay shares how senior yoga helps her in many ways, including managing her diabetes.