Chicago CARES to Prevent Diabetes is expanding
to health care providers across Illinois!
If you live outside of Chicago, visit the Illinois CARES Find a Class tab to find a free online class now.
Myplate.gov is a great place to get information on the essential food groups you should be including in your meals. It’s run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and they even offer an app and quiz to help keep you on track with your personalized eating goals.
Myplate.gov also has recipes for nearly every category you can think of so you can try some new meals while still maintaining health goals.
One of the important ways to reverse pre-diabetes is to keep moving and engage in physical activity, which is why the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) promotes physical activity. Learn more about the basics, importance and data surrounding exercise from this CDC link.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is one of the most reliable sources for information on preventing type 2 diabetes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an extensive resource for those who want to get info on diabetes prevention via podcasts or videos