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NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations.

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.

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Setting Goals to Improve Your Health

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Making changes to prevent or manage diabetes is about setting goals that work for you. Breaking a goal down into small steps can make achieving it easier.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Finding the Support You Need

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If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel powerful emotions—but you're not alone. Finding support in your family, friends, and community can help.

Healthy Eating at Family Gatherings and Special Events

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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.

Diabetes Travel Tips

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Diabetes doesn’t keep David from traveling. But he makes sure he plans ahead when he takes a trip. Learn about some of David’s tips for traveling with diabetes.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Sorcy's Story

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Sorcy has changed her family's eating and activity habits to help manage her diabetes—and to prevent the disease in her daughters.

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