Diabetes

National Diabetes Education Program

DHHS. National Institutes of Health; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Find resources, statistics, news and more to help with diabetes prevention and management.


Basics About Diabetes

DHHS. CDC. NCCDPH. Division of Diabetes Translation.

Learn the basics about diabetes from the Center for Disease Control. Also find:


What I Need to Know About Eating and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Find out how the food you eat affects your blood sugar levels and ways to manage the disease through meal planning. Also in PDF|964 KB, and in Spanish.


What I need to know about Carbohydrate Counting and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Learn about the carbohydrates in the foods you eat and, if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, use this meal planning tool to help you stay healthy.


MedlinePlus: Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Read information related to diabetes, including a definition, causes and risk factors, symptoms, treatments, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.


Diagram of Insulin Actvitiy in Cells MedlinePlus: Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Also in Spanish.


National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2011 (PDF | 2.7MB)

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Read about national estimates and general information on diabetes and prediabetes in the United States, 2011.


Diabetes A-Z List

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Also in Spanish-language publications.


Type 1 Diabetes Fact Sheet

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

See statistics and the status of current research and knowledge on Type 1 diabetes. Also discusses possible future discoveries in Type 1 diabetes prevention and management.


Kids Diabetes in Children and Teens

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Education Program.

Learn how to lower the risk for getting type 2 diabetes and learn more about type 1 and type 2 diabetes in young people, including how to manage the disease for health and well-being.​​


Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Education Program.

Learn about type 2 diabetes including the risks, complications, and prevention strategies. Also in Spanish.


Family Reunion Health Guide - Make the Kidney Connection

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease and Education Program.

Learn ways to talk to your family about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease. Download the Family Reunion Health Guide in PDF |1.5 MB.


Older couple NIH Senior Health - Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.


Diabetes and Pregnancy

DHHS. CDC. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pregnancy.


Managing Gestational Diabetes: A Patient's Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.


Be Smart About Your Heart: Manage the ABCs of Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.

Follow these ABC strategies to help you lower the risk of heart disease.


Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.


Important Information about Diabetes Blood Tests

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

For people of African, Mediterranean, or Southeast Asian heritage


Hispanics/Latinos and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Find several resources on diabetes for Hispanics and Latino Americans, including Spanish language versions.


Ten Ways Hispanics/Latinos Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.


CAM and Diabetes: A Focus on Dietary Supplements

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Learn about complementary therapies related to diabetes. Also in PDF|443 KB.


What People With Diabetes Need to Know About Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center.

Read about the link between diabetes and osteoporosis.


Diabetes and Oral Health

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.