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Compiled from multiple studies and programs, Hope Warshaw MMSc, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES presents 8 successful strategies for weight loss. She covers tips including getting started, what to focus on, and how to achieve weight loss.
Low health literacy and numeracy are common and are associated with poor health outcomes across chronic disease states. In diabetes, health literacy and numeracy are related to diabetes knowledge, self-efficacy, self-care behaviors, and glucose control. Health literacy and numeracy are important to diabetes self-care behaviors, which include glucose monitoring, healthy eating, and taking medication.