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The Cost of Diabetes - It affects everyone

The Cost of Diabetes - It affects everyone

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Published by Trent Spofford
The goal of this series was
to help people with diabetes
make better, informed choices
about their health, but I also
hope it sparks a conversation
about how we, as a community,
can help folks make those
better choices and, by doing
so, make Corpus Christi a
healthier place to live.
The goal of this series was
to help people with diabetes
make better, informed choices
about their health, but I also
hope it sparks a conversation
about how we, as a community,
can help folks make those
better choices and, by doing
so, make Corpus Christi a
healthier place to live.

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Published by: Trent Spofford on Feb 06, 2014
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COST OF
DIABETES
It affects everyone
Sunday, February 9, 2014
 
Hospital to Home
If you or a loved one is hospitalized and have a chronic condition like diabetes or congestive heart failure, we can help. CHRISTUS Spohn will assist your transition from hospital to home by providing the tools and support needed to understand and manage your condition.
To see if you are eligible for our Care Transitions Program call, 361-902-6542.
IntroducingCare Transitions Program
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CALLER-TIMES
«
 Sunday, February 9, 2014
« 3X
INDEX
6
 The silent disease
 Patients often ignore warnings
11
Hard habits to break
 Without follow-up, patients can lose the battle
15
Outreach program cut
 Community efforts showed much promise
17
Evaluating the disease’s financial toll
 Patients aren’t footing huge medical bills alone
21
Area methods trail others
 In the Coastal Bend, people are still affected by Type 2 diabetes at higher rates than the rest of the nation
25
Education wards off disease
 Plan keeps Rhode Island ahead of Texas
29
Prescription: Motivation
 Atlantic City sees success in team approach
33
Clinic gets personal with patients
 Staff engaged to the point they shop with client
36
Diagnosed at 23; dead by 38
 Illness manageable; easy to ignore
40
For 10 years, life dictated by dialysis
 Kidney loss another risk of diabetes
45
State monitors dialysis care, facilities
 Companies must address deficiencies
48
 
Set on beating the odds
 Woman masters weight to defeat Type 2 diabetes
50
Unclear prognosis
 Nueces County, Christus Spohn band together to battle crisis without extra Medicaid funding
53
A tool to survive
 Weight loss surgery gives woman chance to beat diabetes while honoring her son
57
Obesity, diabetes soar in South Texas
 Rates are higher than rest of state, nation
58
 
Curing the culture
 South Texas families seek mix of healthy recipes with traditions
62
Taking action is key
 ‘It’s acceptable, and it shouldn’t be acceptable’
66
Struggling to fix diabetes issue
 Corpus Christi’s diabetes initiatives have disappeared, fizzled away or fallen short
69
Modest health strides noted
 From 5Ks to cycling groups, Corpus Christi shows signs of shedding Fattest City label but lacks hard evidence
73
One step ahead
 Corpus Christi struggles with its health crisis; San Antonio takes on similar problems, finds success
77
An indicator for change
 Type 2 diabetes is increasingly affecting children; parents told to lead in making healthier choices
81
Girls sharing healthy message
 Teen team targets poor eating habits
83
How do you change a culture of diabetes?
 With funding and resources scarce, personal responsibility becomes more crucial than ever before
88
Where are they now?
 A look back at the local families coping with Type 2 diabetes, their successes and challenges
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