Our goal is for you to achieve a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. We do not just care about the numbers – we want you to feel stronger, more energetic, and happier.

These resources, along with the guidance of our providers, can help you accomplish your fitness and nutrition goals. Also, don’t forget to check out our blog for the latest updates in the fields of diabetes and endocrinology!

Nutrition:

Food insecurity – Food banks in Conyers and Decatur

The Fresh Market at Marta – Buy fresh produce at farmers markets located at select MARTA stations (accepts EBT/SNAP benefits).

Choose My Plate – Learn about different nutrients and how to portion your meals (We especially like the MyPlate app!)

Budget and health friendly cookbook – https://books.leannebrown.com/good-and-cheap.pdf Learn how to prepare healthy meals for less than $4 per day

Mindful eating – This website teaches you how to change your relationship with food for the better

Exercise:

Exercise videos – https://www.nutrition.gov/topics/exercise-and-fitness/exercise-examples-and-videos

How you can exercise from the comfort of your own home

Benefits of exercise – https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/pa-health/index.htm If you need convincing, let the CDC explain how physical activity can benefit you.

Silver Sneakers Program – Free access to gyms and exercise classes for senior adults

Family involvement – Make exercise fun and get the whole family moving! https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/fun-ways-older-adults-stay-physically-active

Activity planner – https://health.gov/moveyourway/activity-planner Use this tool to help you plan an exercise regimen that fits your goal and abilities.

Diabetes:

The basics – https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/library/factsheets.html A good starting point to learn about your diabetes diagnosis

Online magazines – Diabetes Forecast and Diabetes Self-Management have recipes, anecdotes, and research updates, written by both experts and patients.