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Make Every Day World No Tobacco Day

Celebrating 2 years! The Magic City went smoke free on June 1st, 2012 a day after the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day. Let’s celebrate a smoke-free city on May 31st. This is a time for organizations all over the world to highlight the health risks related to tobacco use. Globally, tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death....

Know your Risk: American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Support + Education, Hotlines/Online Resources

American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is an annual event when the ADA asks Americans to learn more about their risk for type 2 diabetes by taking their Diabetes Risk Test. This is a quick quiz that will ask you questions about your height, weight, age, family history, activity level, and other risk factors. Alert Day takes place on the fourth Tuesday...

Diabetes Books and Resources at the Homewood Library

The Homewood Public Library has put together a comprehensive list of their diabetes related books and resources. The list includes cookbooks and diet books, books on exercise, books for teens, and books on diabetes and treatment. These titles below are available for check out at the Homewood Library. If you cannot get to the Homewood Library, you can...

Mental Health Resource Directory for Alabama

The Mental Health Resource Directory for Alabama is a helpful tool to link people to mental health services in Alabama. The site includes a broad range of resources, including non-profit organizations, private practitioners, groups, and individuals who provide mental health services, treatment, information, support, and referral services. You can search...

Taking Control of Diabetes: How 3 famous women live with diabetes

  By: April Agne, MPH (March 2013) Many women live strong, healthy and happy with diabetes. However, these women struggle day to day like many individuals living diabetes. Here we recognize their stories of struggle, triumph, and strategies to manage their diabetes.  Patti LaBelle, singer/author/actor (age 68, Type 2...

Diabetes Support Groups in Alabama

Diabetes Support Groups in Alabama is a site with a listing of support groups by county in Alabama. It provides a launch point to look for a group near you. This site is offered by Daily Diabetes which provides a variety of information on diabetes.

Health InfoNet of Alabama

Health InfoNet of Alabama is a free, award-winning health information service of the medical and public libraries throughout the state. Services include assistance with locating targeted, reliable, up to date health information, educational presentations on finding and evaluating health information online, and a database of health services throughout the...

Planet D

Planet D is the America Diabetes Association's interactive and informational website for children and adolescents living with diabetes. You'll find great information on diabetes and how to manage diabetes on a daily basis.

Everyday Wisdom Kit

The Everyday Wisdom ™ Kit  is tool designed to help families of children with type 1 diabetes live with diabetes everyday. The Everyday Wisdom Kit helps families plan for everyday moments and events such as birthday parties, playing sports and getting behind the wheel. The Kit comes in a reusable lunch bag and includes numerous guides, an interactive...

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Make Every Day World No Tobacco Day

Celebrating 2 years! The Magic City went smoke free on June 1st, 2012 a day after the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day. Let’s celebrate a smoke-free city on May 31st. This is a time for organizations all over the world to highlight the health risks related to tobacco use. Globally, tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death....

Know your Risk: American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Support + Education, Hotlines/Online Resources

American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is an annual event when the ADA asks Americans to learn more about their risk for type 2 diabetes by taking their Diabetes Risk Test. This is a quick quiz that will ask you questions about your height, weight, age, family history, activity level, and other risk factors. Alert Day takes place on the fourth Tuesday...

Diabetes Books and Resources at the Homewood Library

The Homewood Public Library has put together a comprehensive list of their diabetes related books and resources. The list includes cookbooks and diet books, books on exercise, books for teens, and books on diabetes and treatment. These titles below are available for check out at the Homewood Library. If you cannot get to the Homewood Library, you can...

Mental Health Resource Directory for Alabama

The Mental Health Resource Directory for Alabama is a helpful tool to link people to mental health services in Alabama. The site includes a broad range of resources, including non-profit organizations, private practitioners, groups, and individuals who provide mental health services, treatment, information, support, and referral services. You can search...

Taking Control of Diabetes: How 3 famous women live with diabetes

  By: April Agne, MPH (March 2013) Many women live strong, healthy and happy with diabetes. However, these women struggle day to day like many individuals living diabetes. Here we recognize their stories of struggle, triumph, and strategies to manage their diabetes.  Patti LaBelle, singer/author/actor (age 68, Type 2...

Diabetes Support Groups in Alabama

Diabetes Support Groups in Alabama is a site with a listing of support groups by county in Alabama. It provides a launch point to look for a group near you. This site is offered by Daily Diabetes which provides a variety of information on diabetes.

Health InfoNet of Alabama

Health InfoNet of Alabama is a free, award-winning health information service of the medical and public libraries throughout the state. Services include assistance with locating targeted, reliable, up to date health information, educational presentations on finding and evaluating health information online, and a database of health services throughout the...

Planet D

Planet D is the America Diabetes Association's interactive and informational website for children and adolescents living with diabetes. You'll find great information on diabetes and how to manage diabetes on a daily basis.

Everyday Wisdom Kit

The Everyday Wisdom ™ Kit  is tool designed to help families of children with type 1 diabetes live with diabetes everyday. The Everyday Wisdom Kit helps families plan for everyday moments and events such as birthday parties, playing sports and getting behind the wheel. The Kit comes in a reusable lunch bag and includes numerous guides, an interactive...