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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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Partnering with Your Diabetes Care Team

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Your health care team is a resource to help you manage your diabetes. Find ways to work with your team so you can successfully manage your disease.

Getting Ready for Your Diabetes Care Visit

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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.

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.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Maintaining a Healthy Weight

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Losing weight wasn’t easy for Latecia, but after seeing her mom live with diabetes, she knew she needed to make changes in her life to prevent the disease.

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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