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Sources of information about diabetes
Diabetes is a real threat to the Latino community. The best way to cope with the threat is being well informed.
With timely and adequate intervention it is possible to reduce the risk of developing diabetes and prevent its complications.
Healthful eating plays an important role in the prevention of diabetes. The University of California Cooperative Extension offers nutrition courses in many California counties. Participants learn the many benefits of selecting foods that support good health and protect against diseases like diabetes.
To find the UC Cooperative Extension office in your county, look in the telephone book under Cooperative Extension in the county government section.
Take advantage of the variety of health resources and services, many of which are free, offered by other agencies in your community. These services range from practical information to medical examinations.
We also invite you to listen to the rest of the messages about diabetes on AsisTel.
This information is meant only to educate and inform. Do not take or discontinue any action based on this information. It is important to consult your doctor.