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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Care4life App Helps You Set Health Goals

Text-message support enhances Living With Type 2 Diabetes

Enroll in the American Diabetes Association’s free Living With Type 2 Diabetes program, and now you’ll have even more information in the palm of your hand, thanks to an expanded feature, Care4life.

Care4life is a text-message diabetes support program delivered through your smartphone that helps you make healthy choices, remember medications and appointments, set exercise and weight goals, and improve blood glucose control. Its content was developed in collaboration with the ADA.

Now, in addition to the texting program, users can also download a new free Care4life app from iTunes or Google Play. You decide what goals to set, how many reminders you’d like, and how often to get them. Care4life will check in to see how you’re doing and offer help in making decisions.

To sign up for Living With Type 2 Diabetes or get more information, visit diabetes.org/freeprogram. To sign up for Care4life, call 1-866-306-9894 or visit diabetes.org/care4life. Standard text-messaging rates apply.

 
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