Monthly Health Feature

November Topic

Diabetes: What you Need to Know

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Free 4-Week Smoking Cessation Program
• Factors Affecting Blood Glucose (English/Spanish)
• Blood Glucose Log (English/Spanish)
• A1C/eAG (English/Spanish)
• My Diabetes Medicines Checklist (English/Spanish)
• All about Carbohydrate Counting (English/Spanish)
• Managing Your Diabetes: Healthy Eating Plans
• Food Swaps: The Diabetes Edition
• Physical Activity (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Chicken & Barley Soup (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Calf Raises (English/Spanish)

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October Topic

Cancer Facts and Prevention

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Calendar of Cancer Awareness Months
• What is Cancer?
• Women, Help Reduce Your Risk and Get Your Tests to Find Cancer (English/Spanish)
• Men, Reduce Your Cancer Risk and Get Your Tests to Find Cancer (English/Spanish)
• Talking with Someone Who Has Cancer
• Household Radon
• Summary of the ACS Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity
• Physical Activity Tips for Survivors
• Choosing Whole-Grain Foods (English/Spanish)
• Healthy Food Donation List (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Thai Lentil Soup (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Push-up Challenge (English/Spanish)

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September Topic

Food Safety and Meal Planning

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Safe Cooking Guidelines
• Be Food Safe (English/Spanish)
• Back-to-School Food Safety Reminders
• Advice About Eating Fish
• Making Family Meals (English/Spanish)
• Create a Grocery Game Plan and Grocery List
• Eat Right When Money is Tight
• 4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox (English/Spanish)
• Meal Prep
• Roasted Garlic Cauliflower
• Monthly Recipe: Autumn Brussels Sprouts & Cabbage Slaw (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Russian Twists (English/Spanish)

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August Topic

Women’s Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• How to Prepare Your Teen For That First OB-GYN Visit
• Healthy Eating For Women
• Making Better Food Choices (English/Spanish)
• Top Tips For Eating Right During Pregnancy
• Healthy Lifestyle Tips During Pregnancy
• Pregnancy Weight Gain: Too or Too Little is Unhealthy
• Brushing for Two- A Healthy Start for Your Baby
• For Women: 12 Tips for Good Health Later in Life
• How Does Heart Disease Affect Women? (English/Spanish)
• Stroke and Women (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Hip Hinge (English/Spanish)

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July Topic

Hydrate for an Active Summer

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Why is Physical Activity Important?
• National Dance Day Celebration
• Splash into Summer with Seasonal Hydration
• Heatstroke or Stroke?
• Be a Healthy Role Model (English/Spanish)
• Fluid Facts for Kids
• Hydrate Right During Physical Activity
• An Active Lifestyle (English/Spanish)
• 8 Water Infused Recipes to Upgrade Your H2O
• Fact Sheet- Extreme Heat
• Dehydration
• Monthly Recipe: Melons Two Ways (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Superman (English/Spanish)

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June Topic

Senior Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Stay Safe! Use Proper Form While Strength Training
• Exercising Safely in Hot Weather
• Activities for All Seasons (English/Spanish)
• Late Life Depression
• Pay Attention to These Five Sneaky Symptoms
• Tips for Improving Medication Taking (English/Spanish)
• What Does Healthy Eating Mean? (English/Spanish)
• Smart Shopping for Veggies and Fruits (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge- Walking Challenge (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Greek Salad (English/Spanish)

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May Topic

Improve Your Mental Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Upcoming Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk Events
• May Mental Health Month Calendar
• Sleep Hygiene
• Mental Health Myths and Facts
• Address Your Sleep for a Healthier Life (English/Spanish)
• Warning Signs of Stress (English/Spanish)
• Reaching Out to Someone Who May Be Depressed (English/Spanish)
• Smart Shopping for Veggies and Fruits (English/Spanish)
• Stop Stress Eating Today
• 5 Ways Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health
• Desk Moves
• Monthly Recipe: Beets & Peas Potato Salad (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Standing Dumbbell Press (English/Spanish)

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