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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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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.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

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Getting the whole family involved in becoming more active and making healthy food choices can make it easier to lose weight and prevent type 2 diabetes.

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.

Staying Healthy On-the-Go with Diabetes

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When you’re on the road, it can be hard to stick to your routine when it comes to healthy eating and physical activity. David shares his tips for staying healthy with diabetes when he is on-the-go.

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.

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