Have you spent 1 minute doing something good for yourself today? That’s all the time it takes to complete this test to see if you are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Find additional resources including ways to reverse prediabetes.
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program can provide you with a trained lifestyle coach that will help you and a small group of other adults discuss and learn how to manage your lifestyle in order to prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Find diabetes statistics and learn more about the program by visiting the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program website.
Learn about the symptoms of diabetes and the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association can provide you with ways to prevent Type 2 Diabetes and tips on how to manage your diabetes. Find a local office of the ADA to support you in your health, as well as fitness and nutrition tips.
Healthy eating and maintaining a healthy weight are important parts of managing your diabetes and reducing the risk of developing complications. There is no one “diabetic diet.” You do not need to eat special diet foods. Healthy foods for you are the same healthy foods you would want to serve for everyone in your family.
The MDPP is a partnership between Medicare and private organizations that provide education and lifestyle changes for people who are at risk for type 2 diabetes. It offers group classes approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that teach beneficiaries how to make healthy behavior changes to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.