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Healthy Living: Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes to start in Floresville




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The next Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes will be held every Tuesday beginning Aug. 28 and continuing until Sept. 25, from 6-8 p.m. The program will be held in the Wilson County AgriLife Extension Office, located in the Wilson County Courthouse basement.

Deadline for registration is Monday, Aug. 27, at 5 p.m. There will be a one-time fee of $10.

For more information, contact Lisa Linebarger, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Wilson County, at 830-393-7357.

Type 2 diabetes

Today, type 2 diabetes is a fact of life for millions of people, reaching epidemic proportions of 120 million worldwide. According to figures from the American Diabetes Association, more than 21 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 20 million of them have type 2 (formerly known as adult onset diabetes).

In the next 50 years, projections of the disease increase to 28 million Americans. The incidence of type 2 diabetes is particularly high within high-risk populations, including African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians.

In Texas, 1.6 million have the disease; some 940,000 know that they have diabetes, whereas 680,000 are unaware that they have the disease.

Diabetes can cause health problems throughout the body, but those who have type 2 diabetes can do a lot to improve their own health by keeping a careful watch on their nutrition. People with diabetes can live long, healthy lives if they take good care of themselves, but particularly by controlling blood glucose levels through good nutrition.

Source: Mickey K. Bielamowicz, PhD, RD, LD. Extension Nutrition Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System, February 2008.
 

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