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Florida Department of Health’s Lifestyle Change Program Aims to Prevent Diabetes

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TALLAHASSEE— November is recognized as National Diabetes Month and Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Programs are offered in 35 locations statewide, including seven local health departments. The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is one of the nation's first Lifestyle Change Programs to receive full recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This season, Healthiest Weight Florida encourages Floridians to challenge themselves to maintain their current weight with the Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge. This web-based challenge runs from November 17 through December 31. Join the Maintain, Don't Gain Holiday Challenge

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Year in Review

Florida Department of Health Year in Review 2013–2014

The Florida Department of Health is pleased to announce the publication of the 2013–2014 Year in Review. We invite you to read about the inspiring achievements contained in this publication as we celebrate 125 years of public health in Florida. The Year in Review covers the time period from, July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.