Monthly Health Feature

November Topic

What is Prediabetes?

INSIDE THIS PACKET:
• Get Healthy CT Online Resources for Diabetes
• All About Prediabetes
• Diagnosing Diabetes and Learning about Prediabetes (English/Spanish)
• The Surprising Truth about Prediabetes (English/Spanish)
• Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia
• Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? (English/Spanish)
• Physical Activity at Home, Work and Play
• Find Your Healthy Eating Style & Maintain it for a Lifetime
• Monthly Recipe: Chicken & Barley Soup (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Calf Raises (English/Spanish)

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October Topic

Breast Cancer Awareness

INSIDE THIS PACKET:
• Fresh Start- FREE Smoking Cessation Program
• Community Food Drive
• What is Breast Cancer? (English/Spanish)
• Women, You Can Take Control of Your Health (English/Spanish)
• Breast Cancer Risk Factors
• Get Your Tests! (English/Spanish)
• 7 Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram
• Breast Density and Your Mammogram Report (English/Spanish)
• Support After breast Cancer Diagnosis (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Autumn Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Slaw (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Walking (English/Spanish)

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September Topic

Healthier Ways to Flavor Food

INSIDE THIS PACKET:
• Food Storage Savvy: Your Guide to What Goes Where
• Exploring the Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs
• Healthier Condiments
• Cutting Back on Sodium: Shake the Salt Habit
• Change Your Salty Ways in Only 21 Days  (English/Spanish)
• Sugar Shocker
• Rethink Your Drink (English/Spanish)
• How Can I keep Track of Physical Activity and Healthy Eating?
• Hide and Go Eat Your Veggies!
• Monthly Recipe: Raspberry Claufoutis (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Russian Twist (English/Spanish)

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August Topic

Children’s Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Handwashing: A Family Activity
• 2017 Recommended Immunizations for Children Birth – 6 years old
• 2017 Recommended Immunizations for Children 7-18 years old
• Handling an Asthma Flare Up (English/Spanish)
• Health Powered Kids (English/Spanish)
• Lead Poisoning Prevention (English/Spanish)
• Healthy Tips for Active Play
• AHA’s Recommendation for Physical Activity in Children
• Hide and Go Eat Your Veggies!
• Is My Child’s Appetite Normal?
• My Plate Snack Tips for Parents (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Garden Vegetable Dip (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Squat Jump (English/Spanish)

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