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Catching up with YKHC's Diabetes Prevention and Control: National Diabetes Month and tools for managing illness

YKHC Diabetes Prevention and Control outreach specialist Emory Johnson catches up with pharmacy student Alara Vogel to discuss diabetes diagnoses and prevention tips. She also encourages listeners to check out Omada Health for managing their diabetes, and checks in with YKHC Tobacco Prevention and Cessation coordinator Victoria Galanopolous ahead of the Great American Smokeout.

Take the 60 second Diabetes Risk Test at the American Diabetes Association website. For information on the Indian Health Service Diabetes Program for Indians, visit their website.

The State of Alaska, as well as YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention and Control program, recognizes and encourages participation in Omada Health, a personalized and digital health program that is geared to help manage your health goals as another resource to manage your health and diabetes. Omada Health offers affordable, flexible healthcare plans that may be covered by your insurance provider. Visit the Omada Health website to learn more about options that may be right for you.

Elyssa (she/her) is the Wellness Programming Producer and a second year Jesuit Volunteer/Americorps Member at KYUK. She loves dogs, listening to podcasts and playing ABBA to close out the Birthday Line.