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Your top questions about prediabetes answered

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Here’s what you need to know about the condition that can raise your risk for type 2 diabetes – and what you can do to help reverse it.
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Simple ways to add more movement to your life

Regular exercise can be good for your health. And it doesn’t have to be hard. Explore these ideas for fun, easy ways to get moving.

Your top questions about prediabetes answered

Here’s what you need to know about the condition that can raise your risk for type 2 diabetes – and what you can do to help reverse it.

The ABCs of heart disease and diabetes

Learn how watching your A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol can help you reduce your risk of heart problems and manage your diabetes.

Just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Help is here.

We’ve got answers to your most common questions – including what to do next.

How to keep your eyes healthy when you have diabetes

Diabetes can damage eyesight. But the steps you take now can help you see clearly for years.

6 simple ways to calm diabetes stress

Having diabetes isn’t always easy – but feeling overwhelmed doesn’t have to be part of the deal.

5 ways to save money when you have diabetes

These simple strategies will help you stay healthy while spending less.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Demystifying Mammograms

Six questions and answers to separate fact from fiction about mammograms

Know your risk: A colorectal cancer screening can help save your life

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S., but early screening can lead to the best outcomes.

Healthy meal ideas for summer grillin’ and chillin’

Find tips and recipes for delicious, healthy summer meals

Safe travel planning for your summer vacation

Check out our tips for enjoying a safe and healthy summer getaway

Summer health – skin care for fun in the sun

Tips on protecting your skin as the months heat up

High blood pressure – get the facts

High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke and a key risk factor for heart attack and heart disease

Is your child behind on vaccinations? Now’s the time to catch up

Sticking to your child’s immunization schedule is more important than ever.

Ease Stress and Improve Focus with Mindfulness

Being mindful is easier than it sounds

Feeling nervous about the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s why it’s safe and effective

The COVID-19 vaccine is becoming more available across California

What we know about the new COVID-19 strains

Seeing healthcare workers, family, and friends get a COVID-19 vaccine can give us hope that we are starting to stem the tide of the pandemic. But what about the new variant strains of COVID-19?

The doctor will see you now: How to choose a primary doctor that is right for you.

In Part 2, we’ll tell you what you need to know so you can choose the primary doctor that is right for you.

The doctor will see you now: Your first line of health care defense

A primary care physician, can be your best ally in helping you get the care you need.

Resources to stay up-to-date on the COVID-19 vaccine

While waiting for news and final plans, there are a few things you can do to stay up to date and healthy.

Exercise in place: How to stay active while staying home

Here are some tips on exercising from home so you can find the best ways to stay active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Myth-busting: 12 facts about the COVID-19 vaccine

With COVID-19 vaccinations under way, we’re here to separate fact from fiction. Read on to find the facts behind some common myths.

Sex Ed 3.0: Staying sexually healthy long-term

More tips to help you improve intimacy as you age

Stay connected – and reduce burnout – with healthy online habits

Get the most out of your favorite apps with these tips

BlueSky initiative reimagines youth mental health

Program boosts mental health support for California middle- and high-school students

Prepare for your new bundle of joy

Learn what to expect before, during, and after pregnancy

Learning to love yourself

Self-compassion as a form of self-care

Give yourself a fair shot this flu season

Get vaccinated for the flu to protect your health and the health of your community

Your Medicare Annual Enrollment Period checklist

5 things to keep in mind for next year

Turning 65? Get the 411 on Medicare

Our free online webinars will help break down all the plan options.

Staying well with telehealth

Stuck at home? Blue Shield of California helps you get access to medical advice over email, phone, and even video chat.

The dentist will see you now – online!

With teledentistry, you can protect your smile from the safety of your home.