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Health Tips from Readers Like You!

In our August issue, we asked you to tell us your tips for talking to loved ones about their health, and you listened! Read below to find out what your fellow readers had to say.

  • "Great tips on addressing a loved one who suffers from CKD. I would like to stress how important it is to some people to sometimes keep their health private because they do not want people to fuss and show new interest in them because of their condition. They want to be considered a person who happens to be affected by the illness and not as a sick person."—Karin
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Breaking Down Barriers to Physical Activity

We all know physical activity is good for us, but it can still be hard to get moving, especially as the days get shorter and colder. The Weight-control Information Network has some tips to help you get active, such as:

We want to hear from you! How do you get over your personal barriers to physical activity? Email us at, subject line "Physical Activity Tips," to tell us about it and we may feature you in a future eNewsletter!

Page last updated: October 2, 2013