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Saturday, November 23, 2013

DIABETIC DIVA: ACT LIKE YOU DON'T KNOW NOVEMBER IS DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH... {Video}




Yes Hunty ! November is Diabetes awareness month, act like you don't know!.. {Lol}  Although we are approaching the end of November it is still time all year round to help fight and “Beat It'!  Do I need to snap to let you know that their a 'new epidemic of diabetes in children and young adults.  So do you know your Type??? You better find out, cause divas, snappers, ladies and gents this illness is no joke... I am a living witness!

 Peep the snappin on Diabetes inside... 



Folk need to know that living with Diabetes is not easy, and just in case you didn't know here is the snap on diabetes: Diabetes is a disease that affects almost 26 million people in America. An additional 79 million people have pre-diabetes, meaning that they are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes down the line. 
So for those who  Diabetic check out some tips that can help you control your glucose levels:



Healthy Diet
  • Eat a variety of foods from all the food groups

  • Choose foods high in fiber and low in cholesterol and fat (especially saturated fat)

  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables (at least half your plate should be made up of these foods)

  • Choose lean meats

  • Choose whole grains over processed foods

  • Consume foods in as close to their natural state as possible

  • Eat in moderation and exercise portion control
Stay Active
  • Lowers blood sugar: 1 minute of exercise can lower your blood glucose level by 1 to 1.5 points

  • Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Helps improve weight management

  • Lowers your risk for heart disease and stroke

  • Helps insulin work more efficiently

  • Strengthens your heart, muscles and bones

  • Decreases body fat and increases muscle mass

  • Improves blood circulation

  • Reduces stress and improves self esteem

  • May help curb appetite

  • Keeps body and joints flexible

For further information on diabetes you can visit the following websites: www.diabetes.org.... Want to know if you are at Risk get tested here...

Press play to watch flash mob grooving to help raise awareness for Diabetes:





*Diva Snap*to support Diabetes...POP THOSE FINGERS!


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