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Lower your risk of developing diabetes

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Lower you risk. There a lot of things that you can do to lower your risk for diabetes and even small changes can go a long way. Eating healthier can make a big impact on lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips to help you eat your way to a healthier you: -Cut out or replace sodas, sweet tea, and other sugar-sweetened beverages. If...

UAB Windows into Wellness

"From recipes to exercise tips to motivational messages, Windows into Wellness, the UAB Wellness blog, provides inspiration for healthy living 5 days a week. 'The goal of the blog is to share the many ways we can make our lives and those around us better,” says UAB Wellness Director Lauren Whitt, PhD. “One of the missions of the UAB Wellness program...

Health Action Partnership

Health Action is a process conducted by a team of committed organizations seeking community input to improve health in Jefferson County, Alabama. This collaboration resulted in the book, Our Community Roadmap to Health, containing the issues and goals to be addressed by the local public health partners.

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...

Birmingham Health Care Medical Plaza

Medical Services provided at Birmingham Health Care (BHC) include urgent and primary care. BHC provides comprehensive and preventive medical care. Please call 205-212-5600 to set up an appointment.

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...

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.  

KidsHealth Website

KidsHealth.org is a website with information about health, growth, and life for parents, teens, and kids! Check it out today.

F.A.C.E. Diabetes

Welcome to F.A.C.E. Diabetes. It's website focused on empowering the people we care about most—family, friends and the larger community. Developed by Lilly Diabetes, the goal of the F.A.C.E. Diabetes initiative is to help African Americans living with type 2 diabetes take positive steps forward. Please visit F.A.C.E. Diabetes for more information.

West End Health Center

The West End Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Morris Health Center

The Morris Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Central Health Center

The Central Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Bessemer Health Center

The Bessemer Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Eastern Health Center

The Eastern Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

ADA Members Only Recipe Club

You can join the American Diabetes Association's Members Only Recipe Club by registering with My Food Advisor. My Food Advisor provides free healthy recipes to help manage diabetes/lose weight.

BHC’s North Birmingham Health Center

Birmingham Health Care (BHC) has several clinics that provide both urgent and primary care. In addition to caring for adults, family practice clinicians and pediatric staff provide on-going care to children from newborn to young adulthood. The North Birmingham Health Center serves patients Monday to Friday. Please contact the clinic for more information or...

Alabama Cooperative Extension System

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System collaborates with many partners to help people and communities improve their quality of life and economic well-being. We accomplish this mission by providing educational opportunities and information grounded in research-based science. Diabetes activities are diverse -- from cooking classes - to programs on...

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Birmingham Health Care Medical Plaza

Medical Services provided at Birmingham Health Care (BHC) include urgent and primary care. BHC provides comprehensive and preventive medical care. Please call 205-212-5600 to set up an appointment.

KidsHealth Website

KidsHealth.org is a website with information about health, growth, and life for parents, teens, and kids! Check it out today.

West End Health Center

The West End Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Morris Health Center

The Morris Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Central Health Center

The Central Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Bessemer Health Center

The Bessemer Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

Eastern Health Center

The Eastern Health Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F (except on Holidays) and accept patients with the following health coverage: Medicaid, AllKids, Blue Cross and Medicare. However, JCDH does not accept patients who are enrolled in other insurance programs including patients enrolled in an HMO or with TriCare, except for patients wishing to...

BHC’s North Birmingham Health Center

Birmingham Health Care (BHC) has several clinics that provide both urgent and primary care. In addition to caring for adults, family practice clinicians and pediatric staff provide on-going care to children from newborn to young adulthood. The North Birmingham Health Center serves patients Monday to Friday. Please contact the clinic for more information or...

Online and Other Unscheduled Resources:

Lower your risk of developing diabetes

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Healthy Families, Online Resources

Lower you risk. There a lot of things that you can do to lower your risk for diabetes and even small changes can go a long way. Eating healthier can make a big impact on lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips to help you eat your way to a healthier you: -Cut out or replace sodas, sweet tea, and other sugar-sweetened beverages. If...

UAB Windows into Wellness

"From recipes to exercise tips to motivational messages, Windows into Wellness, the UAB Wellness blog, provides inspiration for healthy living 5 days a week. 'The goal of the blog is to share the many ways we can make our lives and those around us better,” says UAB Wellness Director Lauren Whitt, PhD. “One of the missions of the UAB Wellness program...

Health Action Partnership

Health Action is a process conducted by a team of committed organizations seeking community input to improve health in Jefferson County, Alabama. This collaboration resulted in the book, Our Community Roadmap to Health, containing the issues and goals to be addressed by the local public health partners.

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...

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...

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.  

F.A.C.E. Diabetes

Welcome to F.A.C.E. Diabetes. It's website focused on empowering the people we care about most—family, friends and the larger community. Developed by Lilly Diabetes, the goal of the F.A.C.E. Diabetes initiative is to help African Americans living with type 2 diabetes take positive steps forward. Please visit F.A.C.E. Diabetes for more information.

ADA Members Only Recipe Club

You can join the American Diabetes Association's Members Only Recipe Club by registering with My Food Advisor. My Food Advisor provides free healthy recipes to help manage diabetes/lose weight.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System collaborates with many partners to help people and communities improve their quality of life and economic well-being. We accomplish this mission by providing educational opportunities and information grounded in research-based science. Diabetes activities are diverse -- from cooking classes - to programs on...

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.