U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Diabetes Education Program

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.

Hyperglycemia and Diabetes

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Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, can occur if diabetes is not managed properly. People living with diabetes share their stories about hyperglycemia and offer tips on how to treat it.

Hypoglycemia and Diabetes

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Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common problem for people living with diabetes. Learn more about the symptoms, triggers, and treatment methods from others living with diabetes.

Heart Disease and Diabetes

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Heart disease is the number one killer of people with diabetes. People living with diabetes offer tips on how to manage your diabetes and keep your heart healthy.

Coping with Diabetes

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Managing diabetes can be challenging and stressful, but it is possible. Learn about how other people living with diabetes cope with the disease.

Finding Diabetes Support

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Being diagnosed with diabetes can be overwhelming, but you can reach out for help. People living with diabetes share their stories about their diagnoses and support networks.

Diabetes and Kidney Disease

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Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease. People living with diabetes offer tips on managing your diabetes and preventing kidney disease.

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Selected Resources

Need help getting started, or feeling overwhelmed? Take a look at some of the resources below to help you get on the right track.

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Cope with Stress and Emotions

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Be Active

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Eat Healthy

  • A Healthier You
    This easy-to-use resource guide helps you make smart choices from every food group, find balance between food and physical activity, and get the most out of the calories you consume.
  • Journey for Control
    This website is filled with information about living with diabetes and developing habits for healthy eating and physical activity through small, sensible steps.

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Manage Your Weight


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