Diabetes: The Facts

Diabetes: The Facts

Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, a type of sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. A hormone released by the pancreas called insulin helps glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your pancreas either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use its own insulin well.

COVID-19 Testing Events: A Look Behind the Masks

From an early age, Desmond “Des” López, a young, 25-year-old woman born and raised in Arizona, has maintained the call to serve the public as a constant in her life. When she was only 17 years old, she sought to help people, no matter the risk, and enlisted in the military. Her military experience became an important part of shaping her character and development as an adult.

Webinar: Getting Clarity Around COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases throughout California continue to surge, knowing what you can do to help keep yourself and your family safe is critical. In response, Equality Health is providing a three-part webinar series, designed especially for those who are 65 years and older, to address what you can do now the help manage your health during the pandemic, the effect of COVID-19 on those with chronic conditions, and the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.