Wellness Weekly: November is American Diabetes Month

It’s American Diabetes Month – from Tria Health

6 tips to preventing diabetes health problems

For individuals living with diabetes, there are six essential tips to help prevent health problems associated with the condition:

  1. Manage your blood glucose. blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.
  2. Take small steps toward healthy habits.
  3. Take your medications on time.
  4. Reach or maintain a healthy weight.
  5. Take care of your mental health.
  6. Work with your health care team.

You can find more information here on how to manage your diabetes and its complications.

Tria Health can help you manage Your diabetes

Tria Health is a free and confidential benefit available to employees on a Marquette medical plan. At Tria Health, pharmacists are Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (CDCES). Regardless of whether you are currently diagnosed or have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, Tria Health can assist you in managing your medication and finding a treatment plan that is right for you. Learn more about how Tria Health can help you here.

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Assess Your Type 2 diabetes risk now

Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and often preventable health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can lead to serious complications, but early detection and proactive steps can make a world of difference. Take a few minutes today to complete the diabetes risk test, a simple assessment that can help you understand your risk factors. Take the test and find out: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test.

Prediabetes: A wake-up call for better health

Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal but haven’t yet crossed the threshold into diabetes. It’s like a silent alarm, warning us about potential future health issues that we should take seriously. Why? Because if left unmanaged, it can pave the way for Type 2 diabetes, a chronic and potentially life-altering condition. You can take a blood sugar test at your doctor’s office to find out if you have prediabetes.