In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month,this newsletter is dedicated to explaining the importance of knowing your numbers!
Our hope is that we will answer some of your questions about diabetes, and help you to understand the important role you play in diabetes prevention.
To Your Health!
The Skinny Gene Project
|YOU ARE HERE!|
Imagine this Scenario-
You are blindfolded and driven to a drop-off point. Your objective is to quickly find your way to the corner of Health & E. What's the first step you'll need to take before getting where you need to be?
You'll need to figure out where you are!
The same is true when it comes to either preventing or developing diabetes. You have to know where you are, and read the signs, to determine where you are going.
Could you place a "you are here" marker on your "life map"?
|INCREASE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR IQ|
|What you don't know CAN hurt you, so take the time to visit our Skinny Gene Prediabetes Resource Center and increase your blood sugar IQ.
BLOOD SUGAR 101:
How it all goes together- The relationship that exists between food, insulin, fat, your organs, and prediabetes and diabetes.
What Is Prediabetes
What Is Diabetes
Testing for Prediabetes & Diabetes
A1c- What does it really mean
| ON THE ROAD TO WELLNESS|
Show someone you're making healthy changes! Share your commitment to knowing your numbers with this FREE healthy online greeting card.
|A SKINNY GENED THANKSGIVING|
Is your family in need of a Thanksgiving Day makeover?
Did you know that the average person consumes over 3,000 calories from their Thanksgiving meal alone?
This meets or exceeds nearly everyone's total needs for an entire day in one meal!
Here are some Skinny Gene Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving...CLICK HERE FOR TIPS
|PLAN THE PERFECT MENU|
Looking for some creative and savory, yet healthy, dishes to add to your Thanksgiving menu?
Try this Interactive Thanksgiving Menu Planning tool. It will help you sort through several holiday menus to find the perfect Thanksgiving menu to tantalize your taste buds.
Just answer these six questions, and this digital wizard will produce a holiday meal that's customized to your taste. CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED!
|RECIPE OF THE MONTH|
|Keener Cauliflower Mash "Potatoes"
This recipe is a fantastic twist on an old family favorite. CLICK HERE and try this recipe in your home.