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Diabetes HealthSense provides easy access to resources to help you live well and meet your goals—whether you have diabetes or are at risk for the disease.

Live well. Eat healthy. Be active. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.

Getting Ready for Your Diabetes Care Visit


You are the person in charge of your diabetes. Being prepared for your health care visit can help you get the information you need to manage your disease.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes


Getting the whole family involved in becoming more active and making healthy food choices can make it easier to lose weight and prevent type 2 diabetes.

Healthy Eating with Diabetes


Making changes in the way you eat can be difficult. Learn about small steps for healthy eating to help you manage your weight..

Healthy Eating at Family Gatherings and Special Events


Family gatherings and special events can be hard for people working to manage or prevent diabetes. Learn about ways to stay on track when it comes to healthy eating at special events.

The Lasting Impact of Gestational Diabetes


Sandra’s history of gestational diabetes increases her future risk for developing diabetes and her son’s risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. She and her family take steps to prevent diabetes together. If you have a history of gestational diabetes, find out what you can do to stay healthy and reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

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Need help getting started, or feeling overwhelmed? Take a look at some of the resources below to help you get on the right track.

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Cope with Stress and Emotions

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Be Active

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Eat Healthy

  • A Healthier You
    This easy-to-use resource guide helps you make smart choices from every food group, find balance between food and physical activity, and get the most out of the calories you consume.
  • Journey for Control
    This website is filled with information about living with diabetes and developing habits for healthy eating and physical activity through small, sensible steps.

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Manage Your Weight

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