Videos and Podcasts

Videos
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Imagine: You and the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Living with prediabetes? Research shows that participation in a structured lifestyle change program can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 60% (71% if you’re over age 60). Learn more about the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program, including how the scientifically proven program can help you prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, what to expect, and how to enroll. Watch the video.


Building community

Building Community with CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program

Life is a journey you don’t take alone. Why should preventing type 2 diabetes be any different? Whether in a supportive online community or as part of an in-person group, the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program’s (National DPP) lifestyle change program can help people with prediabetes learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes that last!  Find YOUR community and share successes, common challenges, and lessons learned as you beat the odds and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Learn more about the National DPP’s lifestyle change program and how a group-centered approach can help you jumpstart your journey to better health. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


reverse prediabetes anytime, anyplace

Reverse Prediabetes Anytime, Anyplace

Are you living with prediabetes? You can take the first steps to making healthy lifestyle changes to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes anytime, anyplace. Learn more about the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program’s (National DPP) lifestyle change program and how it can support you in reversing prediabetes. With distance learning, in-person, and online options available, the program offers something for everyone. To learn more, visit https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


The year that changed everything.

The Year That Changed Everything

Research shows that people with prediabetes can cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60 years old), by participating in a structured lifestyle change program. In this video, participants in the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program’s (National DPP) lifestyle change program reflect on the one-year commitment, how the program helped them, and why they’d do it all over again. Learn more about the National DPP’s lifestyle change program, including what to expect and how to enroll: https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


Lifestyle coaches: Trained guides on the journey to better health.

Lifestyle Coaches: Trained Guides on the Journey to Better Health

You are unique, and so are your health needs – especially when you’re living with prediabetes. That’s why the National Diabetes Prevention Program’s (National DPP) lifestyle change program is tailored just for you. Trained coaches support you in making healthy lifestyle changes that work for YOUR life and circumstances, so that you can reverse prediabetes and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes YOUR way. Learn more about the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program at https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


A coach's perspective

A Coach’s Perspective: CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program

If you’re living with prediabetes, you CAN prevent or delay type 2 diabetes – and CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program is here to help. Research shows that people with prediabetes who participate in a structured lifestyle change program can cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60 years old).  In this video, learn how trained National DPP coaches can help you successfully tackle lifestyle change and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes one step at a time. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2 to learn more. Watch the video.


Your new coping mechanism.

Your New Coping Mechanism

When you have prediabetes, everyday stressors can make it hard to prioritize your health and can make preventing type 2 diabetes more challenging – but the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) can help.  By enrolling in the National DPP lifestyle change program, you’ll learn how to manage and reduce your stress while making lifestyle changes to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


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How Can I Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Four very different people, and one common challenge – preventing type 2 diabetes. Marie’s doctor said that her A1C (a test that measures blood sugar over time) was high. Dennis learned that type 2 diabetes runs in his family. They both knew they had to change something. Follow Dennis, Marie, Melinda, and Peter as they share their stories of reversing prediabetes with the only program backed by the CDC and scientifically proven to work. Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/preventtype2. Watch the video.


Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC Season 2

Watch Season 2 of “Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC”

The mini-series that informed millions of American viewers about diabetes and prediabetes earlier this year is back for a second season. Building on the success of Season 1, these 26 new video segments explore diabetes-related issues in depth, from reversing prediabetes to what to make for dinner. Watch the video.


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Managing Diabetes Family Style – “My Almost Life” webisode

Meet Matt! His dad and grandma have something in common; they both have type 2 diabetes. But that doesn’t mean the whole family has to get it! Instead, they’re working together to switch things up. Turns out managing and preventing type 2 diabetes as a family can actually be kind of fun. Watch the video.


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A Change for Life

National Diabetes Prevention Program video demonstrates how lifestyle change classes can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly 60% in people at high risk. Watch the video.


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Blood, Sugar and Fears

Offers simple steps that can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Watch the video.


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What is Diabetes?

Explains how diabetes affects the body. Watch the video.


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Knees Lifted High

Gives children fun ideas for active outdoor play. Watch the video.


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Plate Full of Color

Teaches the value of eating a variety of colorful and healthy foods. Watch the video.


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Through The Eyes of The Eagle

Tells children about looking to the healthy ways and wisdom of their elders. Watch the video.


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Tricky Treats

Shows children the difference between healthy snacks and sweet treats. Watch the video.

Podcasts

Put on My Shoes
This podcast encourages increased physical activity to the tune of original music.
Running time = 3:53

Breathe In, Breathe Out
This podcast promotes healthy lifestyle messages through original music.
Running time = 4:29

Every Day is a New Beginning Music Video
This podcast features music from a music video showing African Americans having fun being physically active in everyday life.
Running time = 4:13

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