Diabetes Prevention and Food Security

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Diabetes Prevention and Food Security

Our diabetes prevention and food security initiative focuses on developing and implementing a comprehensive community prevention strategy to address diabetes and the social determinants of diabetes.
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CLC’s Diabetes Prevention and Food Security Initiative Focuses on Addressing the Disease and Its Social Determinants in Ventura County

For the 84 million Americans —that’s 1 in 3 adults—who have prediabetes, most do not even know that they have it. With prediabetes, blood sugar levels are higher than normal, greatly elevating the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Prediabetes, however, can be reversed and presents a tremendous opportunity for prevention efforts. If caught early, simple lifestyle changes such as losing weight if you’re overweight, eating healthier, and exercise can have lasting results.

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CLC Hosts a Webinar Forum
Update on Edible Food Waste and Recovery Draft Regulations

On Jan. 30 CLC, hosted a complimentary webcast for 50 participants for hospitals, health systems, public health departments and community based organizations to learn learn more about food waste, edible food recovery, and the important role of hospital and health care facilities.

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