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Diabetes

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

When you have type 1 diabetes, your body can’t process blood sugar. Too much sugar in your blood can cause serious health problems. Watch and learn more about type 1 diabetes and how to stay healthy.

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. It is more common in adults, but you can get it at any age. Find out what causes type 2 diabetes and what you need to do to keep it in check.

Obesity

Obesity is not just a “weight problem.” Obesity is a long-term disease that can cause serious health problems. It can affect both adults and children. Watch and learn what obesity is and the steps you can take to get to a healthy weight.

Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Keeping your blood sugar at normal levels helps prevent foot problems. These include nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video shows how to do daily foot care so you can help stop these complications from developing.

Prediabetes

Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Prediabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.

Blood Sugar Testing

Monitoring your blood sugar level can help you control your diabetes and your risk for developing complications such as eye or kidney disease. View this video, and learn how and why checking your blood sugar regularly plays an important role in diabetes management.