- Frequent urination;
- Increased thirst or hunger;
- Unusual weight loss;
- Blurry vision from time to time;
- Fatigue; or
- Tingling skin.
Recognizing the importance of prevention, Health Net created the Fit Families for Life – Be in Charge! Weight Control Program. Available to Health Net members, as well as to the public free of charge, Fit Families for Life is a multi-week program. It focuses on numerous nutrition and physical-activity topics that employ innovative approaches to childhood and family weight management issues. In addition, Health Net members with high Body Mass Index levels also are eligible for a personalized, telephone-based coaching program.To lower the risk of developing diabetes and better manage the condition for those who’ve been diagnosed, the ADA recommends the following:
- Eat a healthy diet – Choose foods that are high in vitamins, minerals and fibers, as well as those that are low in fat, salt and sugar. A balanced daily diet should include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low- or non-fat dairy products, lean meats, poultry and fish.
- Exercise regularly – Engage in physical activity for 30 minutes per day, five days a week. Suggested activities include walking, dancing, swimming, gardening, aerobics and cycling.
Health Net Community Solution Centers locations:Los Angeles5047 E. Whittier Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90022(323) 266-7770 Fresno1315 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 103Fresno, CA 93721(559) 444-8700 Modesto1940 Crows Landing Road, Suite 10Modesto, CA 95358(209) 556-1400 For more diabetes-related information, visit: www.healthnet.com. This release contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Health Net. Please be aware that Health Net is not responsible for the contents linked or referred to from this release. Links to other websites are provided for the user’s convenience. Health Net does not express an opinion on the content or the properties of such linked websites and disclaims any liability in connection therewith.