Learn how making gradual changes in your everyday behaviors can improve your blood glucose levels.
Understand what long-term behavior goals are, and learn how choosing long-term goals one at a time, can help you make healthy changes that last a lifetime.
Working toward a long-term goal can be made easier when you break it up into smaller goals that are more easily attainable short-term goals.
Keeping track of your progress as you work toward your short and long-term goals is an important strategy. Learn how to use a progress diary in order to monitor your lifestyle changes and overall health.
Watch this clip to learn how to recognize the common situations or events that might prevent you from achieving your healthy lifestyle goals, and how your diabetes care team can help.
Find out how getting feedback on your progress and treating yourself to occasional rewards can motivate you to continue working toward your healthy lifestyle goals.
Changing your lifestyle habits can often seem overwhelming. Learn how your family members, friends, support groups and your diabetes care team can help.
In this video, Patrick talks about the lifestyle changes he made after being diagnosed with diabetes.