Every 23 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. It’s a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin. It doesn’t discriminate – equally affecting men, women and children
of all ages and ethnicities. Your lifestyle and family history can put you at risk for diabetes. To find out if you are at risk, take our online assessment.
You can reduce your risk for Type 2 diabetes by eating a balanced and healthy diet, increasing your physical activity and losing weight, if needed.
Proper nutrition is key
Exercise to lower your risk
Diabetes affects your whole family. It is important to understand how you can manage the disease and carry on with your life. The book Living Well With Diabetes is a self-care
guide designed to support your learning style. You can read it online, print it for reference, or use the audio option to listen to the information and watch videos instead.
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