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NDEP’s Diabetes HealthSense Helps People Make & Sustain Lifestyle Changes

NDEP’s Diabetes HealthSense Helps People Make & Sustain Lifestyle Changes

Use this feature article to help NDEP promote Diabetes HealthSense in your community.

Diabetes HealthSense Health Care Professional Feature Article

 
Five Things Your Family Should Know About Your Diabetes

Five Things Your Family Should Know About Your Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you know that living with diabetes is not easy. Getting support from family members can help. This article shares five things you can discuss with your family so they can provide support.

 

Five Things Your Family Should Know About Your Diabetes

Five Things Your Family Should Know About Your Diabetes (Spanish)

 
Heading Back to School with Diabetes

Heading Back to School with Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children. For students with diabetes and their parents, getting ready for a new school year includes a lot more than buying new clothes, backpacks, notebooks, and pens. It means buying a whole list of diabetes supplies to keep at school -- but also preparing school staff to help keep their children safe at school and at school-sponsored activities.

Heading Back to School with Diabetes Article

 
Be Sweet to Your Feet if You Have Diabetes

Be Sweet to Your Feet if You Have Diabetes

Taking care of your feet is very important for people with diabetes. Good foot care helps reduce your risk for serious foot problems that can lead to amputations. To decrease your risk of foot problems, learn to manage the ABCs of diabetes. This means keeping your blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol in the target range recommended by your health care provider.

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Be Sweet to Your Feet if You Have Diabetes

 
Eating Right When Money’s Tight for People with Diabetes

Eating Right When Money’s Tight for People with Diabetes

For people with diabetes, making healthy food choices is an important part of managing the disease. With the right tips and a little planning, you can eat healthy and stretch your food budget.

Eating Right When Money's Tight

 
Five Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Your Type 2 Diabetes

Five Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Your Type 2 Diabetes

Learn five questions you can ask your health care team to help you better to manage your diabetes and live a long, healthy life.

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Five Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Your Type 2 Diabetes

 
Have Diabetes. Will Travel.

Have Diabetes. Will Travel.

Whenever you travel, your diabetes comes along with you. And while having diabetes should not stop you from traveling in style, you will need to do some careful planning. Here are some helpful diabetes travel tips from the National Diabetes Education Program.

Have Diabetes. Will Travel.

 
Help Your Teen Deal with the Ups & Downs of Diabetes

Help Your Teen Deal with the Ups & Downs of Diabetes

Teens may sometimes have feelings of sadness, anger, loneliness, and fear, or they may blame themselves or their family for their diabetes. These feelings are normal every now and then. But in order to feel better, teens need to learn to take charge of their diabetes – and families can help.

Help Your Teen Deal with the Ups & Downs of Diabetes

 
Managing Diabetes - Feature Articles

Managing Diabetes - Feature Articles

Feature articles to help you and your organization promote NDEP's "Managing diabetes. It's not Easy, but it's Worth it." campaign.

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El manejo de la diabetes: no es fácil pero vale la pena

Managing Diabetes: It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It feature article

 
Ten Smart Snacks for Teens

Ten Smart Snacks for Teens

Teens can lower their risk for the disease if they stay at a healthy weight by being active and choosing the right amounts of healthy foods – including snacks.

Ten Smart Snacks for Teens

 
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