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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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Physical Activity: Practical Tips and Action Steps

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Being physically active can help you prevent and manage diabetes. Find out how to take small steps to become more active and keep it up over time.

Healthy Eating with Diabetes

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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

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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.

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.

The Lasting Impact of Gestational Diabetes

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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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