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

    • Phone: 800-318-2596

  • You can also contact your Insurance Provider for additional resources

Healthy Local Resources

Many services are available locally to support your healthy lifestyle.

  • Jupiter Medical Center  –  Click Here

    • Phone: 561-263-2234

  • MyClinic  –  Click Here

    • Phone: 561-203-7511

Healthy Eating

The key to eating healthy is variety, wise choices and finding balance. These resources may help.

Best Websites

  • 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

  • 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.

Best Websites

  • 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 

Healthy Breathing

Breathe easy and tobacco free.

Best Websites

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.

 
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