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Tips for hurricane preparedness for those with diabetes

CBHEC educator doing A1c test
Boats destroyed by hurricane
Giving asthma supplies to local shelter

Hurricane season is here, so now is the time to prepare by stocking up on supplies and forming an evacuation plan. Those with diabetes face additional challenges such as stocking up on medications and keeping insulin cool.

Read more: Tips hurricane preparedness for those with diabetes

Infographic: See a print-friendly graphic with advice on forming a diabetes emergency plan

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Partnerships help CBHEC programs reach more people

Diabetes educator tests client's blood

By working with CHRISTUS Spohn, the Diabetes Education and Medication Assistance programs have been able to reach more underserved people than ever.

Read more: CHRISTUS Spohn partnership

Coping with stress to control blood sugar

speaker at a conference

Did you know stress can raise your blood sugar? Counselors from the Ecumenical Center discuss methods they use to help clients with diabetes manage stress.  

Read more: Stress and diabetes

Conference sheds light on emerging diseases

lung xray

About 90 medical professionals attended the 2018 Tropical & Infectious Diseases Conference to learn the latest information on tropical and infectious diseases.

Read more: 2018 Tropical & Infectious Diseases Conference

Wellness Program participants seeing results

Coordinator helps participant with exercise

After a few weeks of attending our Wellness Program's fitness class, participants have better control of the blood sugar, are losing weight and gaining muscle.

Read more: Making strides with the Wellness Program

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