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5 Tips for Holiday Eating With Diabetes

Freedom Home Care Lake Forest would like to remind you that November is also American Diabetes Month. With that in mind, here are some tips on preparing food for the holidays for people with diabetes. The holidays can be a tough time for diabetics. There are many sweet, starchy foods in abundance and it’s generally a time of festive binge eating. By preparing ahead of time, both hosts and guests can enjoy eating in sensible and healthy ways. Here is a guide for how to do that. Have a Food Plan The success of any event depends on a good
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Fall Preventions and Precautions to Take

The start of colder weather makes it a more dangerous time for seniors to get around. In order to help you or a loved one be safe this winter, we have put together some tips and facts on fall prevention. Check them out here at Freedom healthcare.   While it is common for people of all ages to fall, seniors are the ones at the most risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 1 in 4 seniors fall at least once a year. If you are over the age of 75, you are 5 times more likely
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Fall Prep for Seniors

Believe it or not, the leaves are already changing color and soon they will be falling off the trees. The beginning of fall brings a new season with everything pumpkin spice and cinnamon. While there are a ton of good things to look forward to, fall comes with some important health tips to keep in mind. At Freedom Homecare Highland Park, we’ve got you covered. As the temperature begins to drop in the next few weeks, you are at an increased risk of contracting a cold or flu virus. Make sure you are washing your hands more frequently so you
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