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WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018 ❚ SIUSLAW NEWS
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Be The Boss Of Your Diabetes:
Three Self-Management Tips
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(NAPSA)—Diabetes is one of the fastest-
growing conditions in the U.S. Today, the num-
ber of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has
skyrocketed to nearly one in 10, compared to
one in 100 just 50 years ago. Chances are that
you or someone you know is coping with it.
What You Can Do
Hearing from your doctor that you have
diabetes can be an overwhelming experience.
From that day forward, your “new normal” may
involve some lifestyle changes. Managing dia-
betes is a 24/7 responsibility, and many people
don’t know where to turn for help to get start-
ed. The good news is that diabetes self-man-
agement education classes and resources are
widely available. Diabetes education can help
you to navigate changes and learn simple ways
to improve your overall health.
Diabetes self-management means a num-
ber of key behavioral changes, including
tweaks to diet and exercise, and learning to
manage your medication. And while you can at-
tempt those tweaks by yourself, you don’t need
to go it alone. Most insurance plans, Medicaid
and Medicare cover diabetes self-management
education. Unfortunately, studies show only 6
percent of people take advantage of diabetes
classes meant to help them manage their dia-
betes within the fi rst year of being diagnosed.
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the next Board meeting of
Western Lane Ambulance District will be held on Thursday,
July 26, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue
located at 2625 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR 97439. The
agenda will include: Policies and Procedures and General
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community center or fi tness center to see what
classes they offer. Some health insurers also of-
fer diabetes resources and classes for members
and nonmembers alike at brick-and-mortar
retail stores. Check with your health insurer for
• Get moving with easy-to-use ﬁ tness
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efi ts for people with diabetes, including lower-
ing blood glucose levels, helping with weight
loss, and controlling blood cholesterol and
blood pressure. Fitness trackers and apps for
phones and tablets make it easier to incorpo-
rate physical activity into your daily routine. For
example, the Blue Cross “do.” app can help you
choose activities and set reminders through-
out the day to stand up, stretch, walk and more.
By successfully managing your diabetes,
you can improve your quality of life and help
prevent complications down the road—includ-
ing cardiovascular disease, nerve damage, eye
damage, hearing impairment and more.
A diabetes diagnosis changes your life, but
your new norm can lead to changes that can
help you feel better and stay healthier.
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• Attend a diabetes education class. Most
health care providers offer classes to help
people with diabetes learn how to manage
their condition. You’ll learn best practices and
tips for meal planning, monitoring blood sugar,
medications, stress management and more. In
addition, many community organizations of-
fer classes to support continued learning and
management of diabetes.
• Discover healthy lifestyle ideas. As dia-
betes becomes increasingly prevalent, more
organizations are offering a variety of classes
to help support healthy living. These classes
can include healthy eating tips and recipes, or
a variety of fi tness opportunities such as ball-
room dancing or yoga. You can check a nearby
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