Tools To Succeed: MOVE!® Helps Diabetic Veteran
Joseph Nepi Drop 50 Pounds and 6 Medications
It would take days to see all the valuable health information, videos and tools in the Veterans Health Library.
But you can explore the benefits and features of the Library in about 6 minutes with this helpful Web tour.
Too much stress can have serious consequences—both for you and those around you. Luckily, VA provides a number effective ways to help Veterans
better manage stress and stay healthy. Read more...
When you're young, you don't have to worry much about what or how much you eat. But as you age, things change.
Overeating and unhealthy eating can lead to weight gain and health problems. Poor diet can also increase your risk
for obesity, heart disease, and some cancers.
If you have a hard time getting more physical activity, you're not alone. One report estimated that less than half of all
Americans get the amount of physical activity recommended by the government! With all of life's demands, it may seem like being
more physically active is impossible...and maybe not worth the effort and time. Read more...
Learn about common infections in women and steps you can take to help prevent infection and keep healthy.
Press Release: VA Offers a New Tool to Help Veterans Prevent Diabetes
The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the implementation of a pilot version of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP),
a program being promoted nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aimed at reducing the number of Veterans
who develop diabetes. Read more...
A series of brochures for Veterans and the public and fact sheets for clinicians
was developed by NCP and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
The brochures listed below and the clinician fact sheets cover selected heart disease
recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Each can be
used in discussions between Veterans and health care providers to help make informed
decisions about preventive health care for heart disease.
For Veterans and the Public
Each topic has a list of questions that you can ask your health care provider.
use is the number one step to take to improve your health. If you smoke, you are not only
putting your own health at risk, but also the health of the ones around you when and where you smoke.