FCS8578 1. This is document FCS8578, one in a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Florida Cooperative Ex tension Service, Institute of Food a nd Agricultural Sciences University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. First published date: April 2000. R eviewed: May 2006. Please visit the EDIS Website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu 2. Linda B. Bobroff, PhD, RD, LD/N, professo r, Department of Family, Youth and Commun ity Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultu ral Sciences, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. Leaflet design by Paulina Wittkowsky, MS, RD, form erly with the University of Florida. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer authori zed to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without regard to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, se x, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For information on obtaining other extension publications, contact your county Cooperative Extension Service office. Florida Cooperative Extension Service / Institute of Food and A gricultural Sciences / Universit y of Florida / Larr y R. Arring ton, Dean Healthy Living: What Do You Know About Diabetes?1 Linda B. Bobroff2 The following are statements related to diabetes. Can you figure out the missing words to complete the crossword puzzle? Across 3. People with diabetes should have an _ exam once a year. 4. It is important to see a _ _ _ if you have any warning signs of diabetes. 5. People with diabetes have a high risk for _ _ disease and kidney disease. Down 1. Since stress can cause blood sugar to rise, it is important to take time to _ _ _. 2. Your _ _ need to be examined every day for blisters, sores, or cuts. 3. _ _ _ _ like walking or biking can help regulate blood sugar.