Spring 2018 News

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Did you know the average adult makes 227 food related decisions each day?

What we eat, our activity level, genetics and our environment all play a role in determining our health.  Adults spend a large portion of our waking hours at work where we consume at least one meal a day and many snacks. Think about it…every time you see food, you make a decision to eat it or not. The more choices we make throughout the day, the harder each one becomes for our brain and it's called Decision Fatigue.

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Diabetes Awareness Week wraps up in Red Wing

March 3-9, 2018 was Diabetes Awareness Week in Red Wing. Kicked off by a citywide declaration from Red Wing Mayor Sean Dowse, Live Well Goodhue County sponsored a 1-mile walk on March 3 and provided free blood glucose screenings throughout the week to help the general public become more aware of their risk of developing type2 diabetes.

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It's spring believe it or not, and walking and biking to school begins!

Test their route and follow these tips to ensure safe trips.

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Free diabetes prevention program begins April 17

Change your lifestyle and ward off developing type 2 diabetes by participating in I CAN Prevent Diabetes. The program is free and life changing!

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David Anderson, Coordinator
Goodhue County Health & Human Services, Public Health Division
426 West Avenue, Red Wing, MN 55066
651-385-6148 |  email