Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day


November is Diabetes Awareness Month (DAM) and November 14 was World Diabetes Day (WDD). The purpose of DAM and WDD is to raise awareness of a condition that millions of people all around the world live with every day. Diabetes is a… [Read More]

4 Men Only Health and Wellness Fair in June


The Little Village Community Council is collaborating with Cook County Health to host a “4 Men Only Health & Wellness Fair” on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Men who come to event can get free screening… [Read More]

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy When You’re Diabetic


Mother’s Day isn’t just a celebration of moms and their children. It’s also a time to celebrate expectant moms and promote healthy pregnancy. In particular, being pregnant when you also have diabetes can increase your chance of having complications for… [Read More]

Diabetes More Common Among Kids


Type 2 diabetes used to be rare among children and teens younger than 18.  But as a study highlighted in the Journal of the American Medical Association, that is no longer the case. The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study , funded… [Read More]