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RESOURCES FOR GOOD HEALTH

These weekly resources are shared by the Connections IN Health team to provide encouragement and support specifically related to chronic diseases the initiatives address. Visit the Connections IN Health Facebook page to view the full infographics. Please let us know if you are in need of a resource that we may be able to provide.

  • photo of eggs, waffles and bowl of flour
    When it comes to food allergies and anaphylaxis, it is recommended that one be deliberate and not hesitate when using epinephrine.  A form of adrenaline – epinephrine is a hormone the human body creates naturally in response to stress. WhenRead More
  • photo of a women with a thermometer to her forehead
    If you have diabetes, your blood glucose can rise when you get sick. Here are important tips to follow if you become ill. TAKE DIABETES MEDICATION Always take diabetes medication as directed, unless your care team tells you otherwise. NORead More
  • Photo of foods that could cause allergic reactions
    Anaphylaxis (an–a–fi–LAK–sis) is a serious allergic reaction that comes on quickly and is potentially life-threatening. Anaphylaxis includes a wide range of signs and symptoms that can occur alone, or in combination, after exposure to an allergen. Symptoms of anaphylaxis canRead More
  • photo of hand refusing a cigarette that is being offered
    With all that is happening in our lives today, it may be overwhelming to consider putting down familiar habits. Research has demonstrated that there is increased risk with tobacco use and COVID-19. There are numerous resources to help you sayRead More
  • photo of a hand writing the word diabetes
    In these uncertain times, it may be difficult to afford the diabetes medication you need. These resources may reduce the cost of your medication. THE MANUFACTURER Many companies that manufacture insulin have cost saving programs for their consumers. Some companiesRead More
  • photo of bottles of cleaning supplies
    To prevent COVID-19, the CDC recommends cleaning and disinfecting daily. However, many disinfecting products can exacerbate asthma. Learn how to choose cleaning products that are better for your asthma and prevent the spread of COVID-19. DISINFECTANT CHEMICALS Some chemicals mayRead More
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