Diabetes Awareness Month

  • November 2, 2022

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

37.3 million people have diabetes in the US. An American is diagnosed with diabetes every 17 seconds.
Lose Extra Weight – Diabetes can be reduced by almost 60% when returning to ideal weight.
Be More Physically Active – 30 minutes of aerobic activity and resistance exercise on most days of the week.
Eat Healthy Plant Foods – Fiber rich foods promote weight loss and lower the risk of diabetes.
Eat Healthy Fats – Unsaturated fats promote healthy blood cholesterol levels.
Make Healthier Choices – Limit alcohol consumption.
Changing your lifestyle can be a big step toward diabetes prevention, and it’s never too late to start!

Leave a Reply



Tonight at 7:30pm, PSMC will be making updates to its phone system, which could take up to two hours. During this time, you will not be able to contact PSMC. If you are having a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. Also, the PSMC emergency department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Pagosa Springs Medical Center uses cookies to enhance and optimize the user experience. With continued use of our website, you agree to accept these terms.