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Preventing diabetes and diabetes complications in the African American and Hispanic communities in eastside and southwest Detroit.

Health Information Links
Eating, Cooking & Exercise

Links found here are to websites that provide information for diabetics on diet and nutrition, recipes, and exercise.

Joslin Diabetes Center
Joslin provides information on current news, managing diabetes, and research initiatives within the Center. Joslin’s Online Diabetes Library provides general diabetes information as well as information on blood sugar levels, insulin, oral medications, nutrition & exercise and diabetes complications.

Cooking & Eating
Provided by the authors of diabetic cookbooks, Frances Towner Giedt and Bonnie Sanders Polin, Ph.D. Click on Recipes. Also find menus, eating and travel, burning calories, and cooking tips.

Diabetic Gourmet Magazine
“Since 1995, The Diabetic Gourmet Magazine has been the premiere online magazine dedicated to diabetes related health issues as well as diabetic dining and cooking information.”

Diabetic Recipe Archive

Food and Dining
Tips on food and dining, recent articles, recent news, and disease management tips Cooking Tips
“Diabetic-Lifestyle Cooking Tips features useful ways to cook with more flavor, using less fat, salt, and sugar. Diabetic-Lifestyle offers recipes, menus, medical updates, entertaining - practical information enhances life while managing diabetes on a daily basis.”

Diabetes Recipes from LifeScan, a Johnson&Johnson company
Find recipes for people with diabetes.

MEDLINEplus: Diabetic Diet
Find specific and detailed information about a diabetic diet; you’ll find overall guidelines, not recipes.

From All Diabetic Recipes
Find recipes for people with diabetes.

RecipeSource: Diabetic Recipes (provided as part of SOAR: Searchable Online Archive of Recipes)
Find recipes for people with diabetes.


Exercise: A Healthy Habit to Start and Keep
Quick tips on choosing exercises, getting started and sticking with it from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Exercise and diabetes: Manage your condition with physical activity
Diabetes-specific information on exercise from the Mayo Clinic. Burning Calories
“Diabetic-Lifestyle Burning Calories suggests different ways to include exercise in the diabetic's daily regime. Diabetic-Lifestyle offers recipes, menus, medical updates, entertaining, travel - practical information to enhance life while managing diabetes on a daily basis.”

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Gloria Palmisano, Project Manager
REACH Detroit Partnership
5635 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48209
Telephone: 313-849-3920
Fax: 313-849-0824
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Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) is the coordinating agency for the project.
Last updated on 4/4/2018
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