Diabetes Alert Day

diabetes awarenessTuesday | March 25, 2014 | 10 am -1 pm

Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment for Diabetes Alert Day.

 

Recommended resources

Stormont Vail’s Diabetes Learning Center

St Francis Diabetes Center

American Diabetes Association

CDC Diabetes

KDHE Diabetes Resources

The Health Information Neighborhood at the library features books and pamphlets about diabetes prevention and treatment.

Organizations like the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offer pamphlets for you to read online or order for free.

Which screening tests do you need?

Use the myhealthfinder tool to get personalized advice. Just tell us your age, sex, and whether or not you are pregnant, and we’ll give you recommendations for tests and other preventive services to discuss with your doctor. It all takes less than a minute! You can also look up information for other people, like your parents or children.

 

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts & Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved Adorkable by Sarra Manning, Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucchi.