LiveWell JOCO Blog

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Heart Disease: What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages. February is Heart Month, the perfect…... read more

Diabetes Prevention Program Classes Starting Now!

As the New Year dawns, you may thinking about how to lose a few pounds. What you may not be thinking about is prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases one’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and…...

Make Your New Year Goals SMART

If You Are Making Any New Year Goals, Make Them S.M.A.R.T Studies show that more than 75 percent of people who make New Year goals or resolutions only keep them for a few weeks. One reason they don’t keep them…...

Diabetes Prevention Program Classes Starting in January

Diabetes Prevention Program Classes Starting In January   As the New Year dawns, you may thinking about how to lose a few pounds. What you may not be thinking about is prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases one’s risk…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Olathe

FREE blood pressure check in Olathe at the Johnson County Administration Building the first Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with…...

Dining With Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a series of two-hour classes held once a week for four weeks. Lessons focus on: The best ways to take care of yourself if you have diabetes Healthful food choices including familiar foods Food sampling Cooking…... read more

Diabetes Alert Day 2017

Diabetes Alert Day Tuesday, March 28, 2017 is Diabetes Alert Day. More than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 86 million are living with prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and…...

Check Your Blood Pressure at Olathe Public Library

Check Out Books and Your Blood Pressure LiveWell Johnson County and the Olathe Public Library at 201 E. Park St. teamed up to offer patrons a way to monitor their blood pressure. The large pharmacy-style machines, provided by Humana, are…...