Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana – Resources2021-05-11T09:55:08-04:00
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Cooking with Connections: Resources

Nutrition has, and will continue to be, a major contributor to our health. The food we eat and beverages we drink directly connect to our ability to maintain good health
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Preventing Heart Disease & Stroke – A Training for Community Health Workers

The Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana is pleased to announce the launch of Preventing Heart Disease & Stroke – A Training for Community Health Workers. This free online training
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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Have you scheduled your eye exam?

There are currently 3 million people in the United States living with glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Having diabetes doubles your odds of developing glaucoma. Protect
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Have You Gotten Your Influenza Vaccine?

The first week of December is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Influenza is a contagious virus that can come with serious complications particularly for those who have conditions such as diabetes,
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November is National Diabetes Month

Join Connections IN Health and the Indiana State Department of Health in spreading awareness of National Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day! According to the Centers for Disease Control and
World Stroke Day

October 29 is World Stroke Day

Did you know that 1 in 4 adults will have a stroke? In honor of October 29th being World Stroke Day, Connections IN Health is spreading the word about stroke
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Fall Prevention Awareness Week

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is calling out to all people with one message this week…. Falling down is not a normal part of aging. Falls Prevention Awareness Week,
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Truth Initiative

This is Quitting is a free mobile program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. The first-of-its-kind text messaging program incorporates messages from other young people who
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Do you want to learn more about rural food access and how you can help?

The Rural Health Information Hub has recently released their evidence-based, easy to use Rural Food Access Toolkit. Compiled of promising models and helpful resources, this toolkit aims to support any
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Is the Quality of Indoor Air Important?

What is IAQ? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Health concerns
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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This is a chance to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.  In observance of NIAM, Connections IN Health is
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The Link Between Food Insecurity and Childhood Obesity

In the past, very limited research existed on the relationship between food insecurity and children’s adiposity (obesity) and diet, as well as how it varies between demographics in the US.
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What Do YOU Know About Diabetes?

The American Diabetes Association states that Diabetes is growing at an “epidemic rate” in the United States. According to the 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Indiana Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic

The Indiana University School of Medicine team, in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health, invites you to participate in the new Indiana Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic to learn
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World Lung Cancer Day

August 1, 2020 is World Lung Cancer Day! Sponsored by the American Lung Association, LUNG FORCE is a national movement aiming to defeat the leading cause of cancer deaths among
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Tips for Coping with Diabetes Distress

Managing diabetes can be a troublesome process. There are many life changes that come with this diagnosis including having to check your blood sugar levels regularly, changing your diet, becoming
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Do You Have Your Asthma Action Plan?

As recommended by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, every person with asthma should have an “Asthma Action Plan.” This plan not only provides information on your asthma but
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Child Hunger Does Not Take a Break for Summer

What is SFSP? Though it is a problem year-round, food insecurity is a major concern during summer and longer school breaks as it leaves children without their usual food sources.
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World Hepatitis Day is July 28th!

In honor of World Hepatitis Day, Connections IN Health is spreading the word to find the “missing millions.” Worldwide, there are 325 million people living with Hepatitis. However, 290 million
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Face Mask 101

There are many ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) including practicing social distancing, staying home, and washing your hands properly. Wearing a cloth face covering in public

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