Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC - Season 1

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC.
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CDC and CBS Television Stations have joined forces in a TV and digital mini-series to provide crucial information about diabetes. Host Joan Lunden and CDC’s Dr. Ann Albright share insights on prediabetes, risk factors, managing diabetes, preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes, and more. View all 19 videos below, and scroll to the bottom for a wealth of related information.


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What Is Prediabetes?

Learn about prediabetes and how you can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes.

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The 3 major diabetes types, impact on the nation, and how to prevent or control type 2 diabetes.

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Check out how this national campaign uses humor to focus attention on the very serious problem of prediabetes.

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The leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans? Diabetes. Early treatment can preserve vision.

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Joan shares the devastating impact of type 2 diabetes on her brother’s life.

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Got any risk factors for type 2 diabetes? Here’s how you can prevent or delay it.

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In person or online, participants learn healthy lifestyle changes that work.

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Eat well, move more, know your numbers, and see your health care team to stay on track.

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A CDC-recognized lifestyle change program can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Did you know diabetes can run in families? So can healthy lifestyle habits.

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Healthier, more productive employees: how the National DPP “works at work.”

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Joan’s guest shares his experience with amputation and other serious diabetes complications.

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Diabetes and smoking are double trouble. Find out the many benefits of being a quitter.

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People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease, but healthy habits can help lower risk.

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Who should be screened for prediabetes? Everyone who’s at risk.

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Support from family and friends can make diabetes a more manageable part of life.

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A third of people with diabetes also have chronic kidney disease. Why you should get tested if you have any risk factors.

Dr Albright and Sandra Marin

Find out how Sandra made the National Diabetes Prevention Program work for her.

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Soaring obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in kids. Joan calls on parents to help turn the tide.

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View the entire Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC series on our YouTube channel.

Page last reviewed: August 2, 2022