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The overall prevalence of diabetes in Illinois was 9.1% in 2015, but varied from 7% (3 counties) to 13% (34 counties). In 2017, the prevalence had risen to 11% in Illinois, with a state ranking of the 17th highest prevalence rates.

The University of Illinois Extension addresses this need through a number of face-to-face and online resources, such as this portal.

These resources are not meant to replace medical advice, and are a source of information only.

Jansen T, Aguayo L, Whitacre J, Bobitt J, Payne L, Schwingel A. Diabetes Disparities In Illinois. Prev Chronic Dis 2019;16:180154. DOI:

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Diabetes in the United States. Accessed at

Medical Perspective

Intestine health with various healthy foods Surprisingly, our gut is the home to many tiny organisms! Often referred to as the "good bacteria" in our gut, these microorganisms need to be taken care of just like the rest of our body. Prebiotics and probiotics can do just the trick.

Food and Diabetes

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Recipes and Menu

Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

Calories per Serving: 121