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November is National Diabetes Month

Check out the Library’s Recommended Print and Online Resources for Information and Referral

Books

Complete Food & Nutrition Guide
by the American Dietetic Association

Active Start for Healthy Kids: Activities, Exercises and Nutritional Tips
by Stephen J. Virgilio

MyPlate: Understanding the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DVD)
by Meridian Education

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat
by Franco Sassi

WEBSITES

Oakland County Public Health Speakers Team
The Public Health Speakers Team can provide free health education presentations to the community about diabetes and related health issues.

American Diabetes Association
Its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by this disease. Determine your risk for diabetes; learn about prevention, living with diabetes, support, and more.

NDEP: National Diabetes Education Program
NDEP partners with organizations at the federal, state and local level to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes. Sign up online for NDEP’s free online newsletter for news about its current activities.