For People with Diabetes
If you are living with diabetes or have a loved one with the disease, it’s important to work together to manage diabetes. Use these resources to learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices to help manage diabetes, prevent complications, and improve your quality of life.
Diabetes means that your blood sugar (glucose) level is too high. Learn about the different types of diabetes and which groups are more likely to develop diabetes.
Emotional issues—such as depression—often go along with diabetes. Learn how to cope with emotional struggles while managing your diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common in young people. Learn about the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and find out how to lower your child’s risk for getting type 2 diabetes.
Take control of your health by working with your health care team and adopting healthy behaviors to avoid complications and enjoy a healthier life.
Physical activity is a great way to help manage diabetes and stay at a healthy weight. Use these resources to learn how to incorporate exercise into your daily life.
Type 2 diabetes occurs in people of all ages, but it’s more common in older adults. NDEP offers resources that can help older adults learn how to better manage their diabetes.
People with diabetes are at risk for complications that may affect their hearts, eyes, feet, kidneys, and other parts of the body. Read about how to prevent these complications.
Healthy eating is an important part of diabetes management, but it can be hard to know where to start. Use these resources to help you eat healthier at home, at work, and when dining out.
Emergencies and natural disasters can seriously affect people with diabetes. Find out how to be prepared for emergency situations.