Older adults with diabetes are: 2X MORE LIKELY to visit an emergency room 2X MORE LIKELY to develop dementia 2X MORE LIKELY to die from heart disease or stroke Type two diabetes warning signs are sneaky things, wreaking havoc in our bodies long before it’s detected. For the undiagnosed, the statistics are disturbing. Out of the 30+ million people with diabetes, almost 24 percent of them are undiagnosed, and it’s rapidly becoming the most prevalent health crises in America today.…
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… and why it signifies a sweeping change in health care There’s a welcome surprise coming on April 1st for those diagnosed as prediabetic in the West Phoenix metro area… and it signifies a fundamental change in how insurance providers view health care benefits. Medicare is introducing a new benefit that pays for the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program to prevent or delay the onset of type two diabetes.…
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Diabetes and heart disease have a direct connection, with the diabetic up to four times more likely to die from heart attack. The good news? It’s manageable, even preventable. The impact of diabetes Many older adults struggle with diabetes, or linger at the tipping point between abnormally high blood sugar and a formal diagnosis. But what does it actually mean to someone with the disease, making it so important to conquer with better eating habits and physical activity?…
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Wondering what our Diabetes Prevention Program is all about? Rhonda shares some detail. It’s not too late to register for the new series of classes beginning in October. Check the new issue of LiveWell magazine for dates. TRANSCRIPT: Hi, I’m Rhonda Zonoozi and I’m an exercise physiologist and certified health and wellness coach at the Sun Health Center for Health and Wellbeing.
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