Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC.

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CDC and CBS Television Stations’ TV and digital mini-series on diabetes is back for Season 2! Host Joan Lunden, CDC’s Dr. Ann Albright, and special guests share the latest insights and information on diabetes, prediabetes, and much more. View all Season 2 videos below (Season 1 too!) and be sure to click “More” for a wealth of related information.

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Joan Lunden and Ann Albright

Diabetes: What Is It?

Find out exactly what diabetes is—and isn’t—and what you can do to manage your health.

Joan Lunden, Jennifer Stack, and Ann Albright

Family Mealtime Makeover

Fight type 2 diabetes in the kitchen with these delicious and affordable meal ideas.

Georjean Barcebal

Get Moving!

This lifestyle change program can help you move in the right direction to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Joan Lunden

Getting Support

Diabetes care is a lot to manage. Family and friends can lighten the load!

Joan Lunden and Ann Albright

Diabetes & Smoking: A Dangerous Duo

Smokers are at greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes and other complications.

Dr. Ann Albright. Director, Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC

The State of Diabetes in the US 2017

The latest numbers are staggering. Find out what they mean to our nation’s health.

Ann Albright and family

Ann’s Journey

CDC’s Dr. Ann Albright shares her personal story about living with diabetes.

Joan Lunden, Maria Rodriguez, and Ann Albright

Living Well with Diabetes

A healthy lifestyle is your road map for managing diabetes and avoiding complications.

Georjean Barcebal and National Diabetes Prevention Program participants

Get to Know CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program

This proven lifestyle change program can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

Modena Wilson, and Ann Albright

Prediabetes: A Unique Perspective

This doctor is now a patient with prediabetes. Her prescription? Healthy lifestyle changes.

Mike Jones

You’ve Got Prediabetes. What Now?

CDC’s proven program can cut your type 2 diabetes risk in half. And even help reverse your prediabetes.

Joan Lunden, Mariely Fernandez, and Ann Albright

Parents: Stop Type 2 Diabetes in its Tracks

Make a family-style plan for healthy eating and activity, starting with these tips.

Joan Lunden

Diabetes, Nerve Pain, and Medication

Diabetic nerve pain can be tough to manage. Find out how to do it safely.

Joan Lunden, Valentin Fuster, and Ann Albright

The Diabetes-Heart Disease Connection

Steps you can take to manage diabetes and also help protect your heart.

Joan Lunden

What Are Health Care Professionals Doing?

How they’re sounding the alarm about prediabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes.

Stephanie Creel

Prediabetes: Are You Aware?

Like to watch animal videos? Now you can learn about your health at the same time.

Christina McGeough

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Get the knowledge and skills you need to manage your diabetes and lower the risk for complications.

Joan Lunden and Ann Albright

Diabetes Myths

Separating diabetes fact from fiction with science-based information.

Joan Lunden, Serena Gordon, and Ann Albright

Your Child Has Diabetes. What Now?

After a diabetes diagnosis there’s a lot to learn, but it gets easier—and the effort is worth it!

Joan Lunden, Stephanie Creel, and Ann Albright

Diabetes Information You Can Trust

In a world of information overload, CDC answers all of your diabetes questions in one place.


Joan Lunden

Protecting Our Youth from Type 2 Diabetes (30 seconds)

New cases of type 2 diabetes in young people are increasing. The time for action is now.

Joan Lunden

Put Prediabetes in Reverse (30 seconds)

Lifestyle changes can reverse prediabetes and cut your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Joan Lunden

About the National Diabetes Prevention Program (30 seconds)

Learn how changing your lifestyle can change your life if you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Joan Lunden

Take Diabetes to Heart (30 seconds)

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or a stroke. Here’s how to lower your risk.

Joan Lunden

Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes (30 seconds)

Older age, obesity, family history. Find out what else increases your risk.

Joan Lunden

The State of Diabetes in the US 2017 (30 seconds)

Understanding where we stand as a nation and what the new numbers mean.

Page last reviewed: October 12, 2017