Take Control: Diabetes

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People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.


55 Pieces

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“Wellness Rising: Coming Together to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” is a magazine style show, featuring vital perspectives from health providers, com...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:24
  • Purchases: 4
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“Wellness Rising: Coming Together to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” is a magazine style show, featuring vital perspectives from health providers, com...

Bought by WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 8
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Stephen talks about being diagnosed with diabetes has led to positive health changes for him.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephen wishes he knew he was at risk for diabetes, so he could have focused on prevention.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Lesley talks about how she helps her husband understand and manage his diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Lesley shares how her family has changed their potluck foods, to make them healthier for diabetes prevention.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine shares how his mother inspired him to view eliminating diabetes as a challenge for the whole community.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Kevin talks about losing his dad to diabetes, and how he keeps his father’s memory alive.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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After witnessing his father’s struggle with diabetes, Kevin resolves to embrace a healthier lifestyle, including running a 5K.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith finds a way to avoid the temptation of commercials for unhealthy food.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith shares how he was actively deceiving himself, when it came to facing his obesity.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith shares how his daughter helped inspire his 158-pound weight loss.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:28
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Keith notes there’s a difference between supportive accountability and judging or shaming.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Katrina explains why exercise is so important in helping her to manage her diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Kalli talks about how she is taking responsibility for keeping track of her blood-sugar and managing her diabetes, now that she is a teenager.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joe shares how embracing health means confronting denial.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joanne talks about how advances in treating diabetes put her son in a far better position, than what her grandfather faced.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joanne shares how Camp Needlepoint has been a huge source of support and joy for her family.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Jama talks about the challenge of facing diabetes, a disease no one in his family ever experienced.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Don gets frustrated by health care providers who see him as a number, rather than as a person.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30