Background

Purchase Area Diabetes Connection is a coalition of health professionals and community members whose goal is to increase diabetes awareness and promote Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support and Diabetes Prevention Programs.  Our vision is to reduce the burden of diabetes in our community.  If you are interested in learning more or becoming involved, contact DeAnna Leonard at 270-444-9625 ext. 107 or dleonard@purchaseheatlh.org

Some ways we serve our community:  Provide diabetes education resources to schools and other organizations; organize our annual Diabetes Expo in October and promote diabetes resources in our district.

Check out our 2021 Purchase Area Diabetes Resource Guide! 

Looking for additional diabetes resources?
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Send us an email:

 

PurchaseAreaDC@gmail.com

 

Healthy Plate:

 

 

www.Choosemyplate.gov – learn about what makes up a healthy plate and get recipes

www.diabetesfoodhub.org – recipes from American Diabetes Association and meal planning helps.

 

Added Sugars

 

 

Resources:  www.supertracker.usda.gov/ find out how many calories you are getting from added sugars.

Making a Healthy Pop

 

 

 

Pre-Diabetes

 

Resources:

Pre Diabetes Fact Sheet

Prediabetes_RiskTest_12.11

Take the Diabetes Risk Test by clicking: Risk Test | ADA (diabetes.org)