If you got here, you're probably looking for the no-cost Fitbit, Digital Smart scale, and Health Coaching that can come as part of the reimbursed Diabetes Prevention Program. As you may know, this package comes at no-cost to you as a Preventive Health Benefit as part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Basically, your health plan knows that if you're healthier, you're less likely to get diabetes! (58% less likely, to be precise!)
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Are you looking for help losing weight, lowering blood sugar and cholesterol, and making your diet healthier? Dietary fiber can help. These are some high-fiber, low-carb foods that are rich in additional nutrients, too.
We all know we should exercise, but what comes next? Do you know how much, what to do, and how to get started? Here is what you should know so you can get motivated and get moving.
A Mediterranean diet is known for its heart-healthy effects, but what if you have diabetes? As it turns out, it can be a great choice for controlling blood sugar. Here is the scoop on what a Mediterranean diet could do for you and how to follow one.
The glycemic index (GI) of a food is a measure of how it affects your blood sugar. Foods with a high glycemic index lead to a quick and high spike in your blood sugar levels, followed by a dip. Foods with a lower GI have a less dramatic and healthier effect on your blood sugar.
Ratatouille has veggies and healthy fat, so pair it with protein or a high-fiber starch or fruit for a low-glycemic, calorie-controlled snack. Learn how to make it here:
Weight loss is hard, and the weight loss industry has capitalized on its potential market of hundreds of millions of Americans who want to lose weight to the tune of $20 billion a year. The expensive fixes are not working, but there is a new approach that could work and focuses on a long-term lifestyle change for health and weight control. It’s the Lark Health Chat App – your personal weight loss coach on your smartphone.
The glycemic index, or GI, is one tool you can use to choose your carbohydrate sources. It can guide you towards selecting healthier foods, and following a diet based on the GI may help you lose weight, control your blood sugar, and improve energy levels.