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Over the River and Through the Woods: Traveling with Diabetes

posted on Fri, Nov 21 2014 5:37 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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Put the Sweets Down: Manage Your Diabetes this Holiday Season

posted on Fri, Nov 7 2014 10:01 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Holidays are supposed to be filled with joy, but for diabetics too many holidays are filled with visits to the emergency room and hospitalizations. We can think of better ways to spend these holidays than to make friends with the medical personnel at your local ER! Here are seven holiday tips from the American Diabetes Association.

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Don’t let Halloween Treats Play a Trick on Your Scale!

posted on Fri, Oct 24 2014 4:00 pm by Tracey Burns, YMCADallas Director of Healthy Lifestyles

As you get ready for your costume party and haunted house trips remember: Don't let the Halloween Treats play tricks on your scale! We know it can be tough to resist all of the calorie-fill delicious treats BUT with discipline you can make Halloween fun and wellness win! 

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Let's Prevent Cyberbullying!

posted on Fri, Oct 17 2014 2:36 pm by YMCA of the USA

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and it's a good time for families to discuss safe ways to use technology and prevent cyberbullying. We have a few tips from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to get you started! 

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Keeping You Informed: Ebola Virus

posted on Thu, Oct 16 2014 2:54 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

In keeping with the mission and values of the YMCA we believe in keeping you informed about any incident that may directly or indirectly involve you or your child.  We encourage you to review this information sheet from the CDC on Ebola. 

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