SMART Guide for a Healthier Life
No matter where you are in your journey to better health, Healthier Jupiter is here to help. In this guide you will find useful resources to support your progress. Be part of a healthier Jupiter. *
Healthy Medical Care
Whether you have a primary care physician or not, these resources can assist you in locating medical care and services.
Diabetes Risk Assessment – Click Here
American Diabetes Association – Click Here
211 Community Helpline – Click Here
Phone: 211 or 561-383-1112
Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County – Click Here
For Health Insurance: Enroll Palm Beach – Click Here
You can also contact your Insurance Provider for additional resources
Healthy Local Resources
Many services are available locally to support your healthy lifestyle.
The key to eating healthy is variety, wise choices and finding balance. These resources may help.
HealthyForGood: Eat Smart. Add Color. Move More. Be Well – Click Here
Fruit & Veggies – More Matters – Click Here
USDA ChooseMyPlate – Click Here
Fresh From Florida – Recipes and Videos – Click Here
MyFitness Pal Food Tracker – Click Here
A downloadable app is also available to help you track your food choices on the go.
Mayo Clinic: Sample Menus for the DASH DIET** – Click Here
**The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is an AHA recommended diet aimed at lower or controlling high blood pressure that has also been showed to be effective in people with diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Healthy Physical Activity
If you’re inactive, start exercising 5 or 10 minutes a day, and increase gradually. Over time you’ll see endurance and energy improve.
Step It Up! Surgeon General – Click Here
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 20 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans – Click Here
American Heart Association: Get Moving! – Click Here
American Diabetes Association: Fitness, What We Recommend – Click Here
Local Jupiter Resources
Palm Beach County Parks – Click Here
Healthier Jupiter Get Fit Map – Click Here
Healthier Jupiter Walk & Talk Events – Click Here
Breathe easy and tobacco free.
Be Tobacco Free – Click Here
What be Concerned About Diabetes?
Many people will develop diabetes in their lifetime, often in conjunction with other chronic diseases. The good news is that Type 2 diabetes and many other chronic diseases can be prevented or delayed through a healthy diet, physical activity, maintaining body weight, and avoiding tobacco.
Learn more through the resources below:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Chronic Disease Indicator – Click Here
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Diabetes Data and Trends – Click Here
World Health Organization: Healthy diet and physical activity can prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes – Click Here
An estimated 86 million Americans have prediabetes, which puts them at high risk for progressing to Type 2. Calculate your risk for diabetes and find more resources about prediabetes.
*The information in this Get Started Guide for a Healthier You is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this pamphlet is for general information purposes only and does not endorse one entity or provider over another.