10 Surprising Things That Can Spike Your Blood Sugar

10 Surprising Things That Can Spike Your Blood Sugar

When you first found out you had diabetes, you tested your blood sugar often. Doing so helped you understand how food, activity, stress, and illness could affect your blood sugar levels. By now, you’ve got it figured out for the most part. But then—bam! Something makes your blood sugar zoom up. You try to adjust it with food […]

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Prevented? Yes! You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with proven, achievable lifestyle changes—such as losing a small amount of weight and getting more physically active—even if you’re at high risk. Read on to find out about CDC’s lifestyle change program and how you can join. What is Prediabetes? Before developing […]

Manage Blood Sugar

Manage Blood Sugar

It’s important to keep your blood sugar levels in your target range as much as possible to help prevent or delay long-term, serious health problems, such as heart disease, vision loss, and kidney disease. Staying in your target range can also help improve your energy and mood. Find answers below to common questions about blood sugar for people […]

The Number of Children Receiving HPV Underutilized

HPV

CDC estimates that if missed opportunities to vaccinate adolescent girls before their thirteenth birthdays were eliminated, 91 percent of adolescent girls would have some protection from cancers caused by HPV infection

How to Prevent Your Child From Drowning

prevent drowning

Three year old Ella nearly drowned after she reached the pool to rescue her cat. She was found in the pool face down and not breathing. Johnny, Ellas father began CPR and she regained consciousness.

Television Viewing May Be Linked to Mortality

television linked to mortality

Researchers evaluated over 13,200 Spanish university graduates with an average age of 37 to determine the association of television viewing, computer and driving time to death from lack of exercise.