Shannon Chipman

Farm Stress and Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and according to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 34 million Americans have diabetes. Our American Farmers are at risk for developing this disease due to chronic stress and not taking the time for their health.
If you or a loved one are concerned about your risk for diabetes please take this short quiz at https://www.diabetes.org/risk-test.

In this video, Purdue Extension – Ohio County Health and Human Sciences Educator and Purdue Farm Stress Team Member Shannon Chipman discusses factors that place farmers at risk for diabetes.

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