Person testing their blood

As a future health worker, I am worried about how people with disabilities are getting sick with diabetes.

What is diabetes?

• Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar is too high.

What can be done to prevent diabetes in people with disabilities?

  1. Have your blood tested.
  2. Be active every day.
  3. Eat healthy food.
  4. Use portion size.
  5. Have a healthy weight.
  6. Use medicine in a good manner.
  7. Do not smoke.
  8. Use sun protection.
  9. Improve your health literacy.

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