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By Mayo Clinic Staff

When it comes to type 2 diabetes — the most common type of diabetes — prevention is a big deal. It's especially important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you're at increased risk of diabetes, such as if you're overweight or you have a family history of the disease.

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I refuse to believe that our genes determine our fate. Our bodies WANT to be healthy. The road to better health may not be easy, but neither is living with diabetes and other illnesses.

Making a few simple changes in your lifestyle now may help you avoid the serious health complications of diabetes down the road, such as nerve, kidney and heart damage. Consider the latest diabetes prevention tips from the American Diabetes Association.

1. Get more physical activity

2. Get plenty of fiber

3. Go for whole grains

 

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 07/25/2018, Wednesday

 Drop-In Wednesdays - 2:00pm

What: Do you have questions about essential oils but have a difficult time making it to a class? This is a great opportunity to just drop in and ask your questions! Awesome coffee house with $1.00 coffee for us seniors--yay! A wonderful menu and the friendliest staff. Can't wait to share a cup and some knowledge about how essential oils can support you toward wellness!

Where:Open Doors Coffeehouse, 101 E 8th Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601, USA

Duration:2:00pm to 4:00pm

 07/27/2018, Friday

 Summer Skin Care with Essential Oils *For members of the Jonesborough Senior Center - 9:00am

What: The average woman puts over 200 chemicals on/in her body! With summer comes extra challenges but it's easy to protect your skin without chemicals. Make & Take Custom Lotion-$8.00 to cover supplies. Please RSVP & prepay at the Senior Center. MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE SENIOR CENTER TO PARTICIPATE.

Where:Jonesborough Senior Center, 307 E Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

Duration:9:00am to 10:30am

 08/01/2018, Wednesday

 Drop-In Wednesdays - 2:00pm

What: Do you have questions about essential oils but have a difficult time making it to a class? This is a great opportunity to just drop in and ask your questions! Awesome coffee house with $1.00 coffee for us seniors--yay! A wonderful menu and the friendliest staff. Can't wait to share a cup and some knowledge about how essential oils can support you toward wellness!

Where:Open Doors Coffeehouse, 101 E 8th Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601, USA

Duration:2:00pm to 4:00pm

 08/08/2018, Wednesday

 Drop-In Wednesdays - 2:00pm

What: Do you have questions about essential oils but have a difficult time making it to a class? This is a great opportunity to just drop in and ask your questions! Awesome coffee house with $1.00 coffee for us seniors--yay! A wonderful menu and the friendliest staff. Can't wait to share a cup and some knowledge about how essential oils can support you toward wellness!

Where:Open Doors Coffeehouse, 101 E 8th Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601, USA

Duration:2:00pm to 4:00pm

 08/15/2018, Wednesday

 Drop-In Wednesdays - 2:00pm

What: Do you have questions about essential oils but have a difficult time making it to a class? This is a great opportunity to just drop in and ask your questions! Awesome coffee house with $1.00 coffee for us seniors--yay! A wonderful menu and the friendliest staff. Can't wait to share a cup and some knowledge about how essential oils can support you toward wellness!

Where:Open Doors Coffeehouse, 101 E 8th Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601, USA

Duration:2:00pm to 4:00pm

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