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Diabetes

23.6 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes - and nearly one quarter of them don't know it! 
One in five Americans is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. 

Take this test to see if you are at risk for having diabetes: Diabetes Risk Test (American Diabetes Association)

 

NC Support Groups

Diabetes Care Center (UNC Healthcare)
(919) 484-1015

Diabetes Program (UNC Healthcare Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology)

North Carolina Diabetes Prevention & Control Branch

Diabetes - Websites Serving North Carolina (NC Health Info)

Find a Diabetes Educator (National Association of Diabetes Educators)

Find an Endocrinologist (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists)

 

Links on Diabetes

Pre-Diabetes (CDC)

Diabetes (National Women's Health Information Center)
Spanish

Diabetes Learning Center for the Recently Diagnosed (American Diabetes Association)

Jama Patient Page: Diabetes (American Medical Association)
Spanish

Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Diabetes Under Control (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)
Spanish

Diabetes: Tests (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)

Eating and Diabetes (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)

What I Need to Know about Physical Activity and Diabetes (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)

Financial Help for Diabetes Care (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)

Diabetes Dictionary (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)

Diabetes (NC Health Info)

Diabetes (MedlinePlus)

Diabetes and Pregnancy (MedlinePlus)

Diabetic Diet (MedlinePlus)

Diabetes Medicines (MedlinePlus)
 

Page Last Updated November 2011

Recommended Books on Diabetes

The Real-Life Guide to Diabetes: How to Handle Everyday Emergencies--And More
Hope Warshaw and Joy Pape (2009)

The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan
Christopher Saudek and Sanda Woodruff (2004)

What Do I Eat Now?
Patricia Geil and Tami Ross (2009)

American Diabetes Association Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating
Hope Warshaw (2009)

Your First Year with Diabetes: What to Do, Month by Month
Theresa Garnero (2008)

Diabetes & Heart Healthy Meals for Two
American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association (2008)

Getting a Grip on Diabetes: Quick Tips & Techniques for Kids and Teens
Spike Nasmyth Loy and Bo Nasmyth Loy (2007)

Official Pocket Guide to Diabetic Exchanges
Eric Schiller (2003)

Oral Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes
Spanish

Updated February 2013

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