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Family Health History and Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. This year, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is focusing on family health history as an important risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes.

If you are at risk for diabetes, there are things you can do to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Click on the following links to learn more.

Also, meet real people who have taken steps in their lives to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, or have diabetes themselves and are working with their family to prevent diabetes in future generations.

Family Health History & Diabetes - 4 Questions You Should Ask

Click here to find out more about NDEP’s Managing Diabetes campaign.

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day 2010 is on Sunday, November 14. To learn more, click the link to the left.

If you are a member of the media, click here for additional information on National Diabetes Awareness Month and NDEP’s media contact information. >

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