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Diabetes

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Prediabetes… No One is Excused

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

It doesn’t matter who they are—even doctors and other health experts should be screened for diabetes if they’re at risk.

Risk factors for type 2 diabetes in children

Youth and Diabetes

Joan Lunden | Thursday, March 2, 2017

Along with soaring obesity rates, there’s an alarming rise in kids with type 2 diabetes. Joan calls on parents to help turn the tide.

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Diabetes and Smoking

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Diabetes and smoking are double trouble. Find out the many benefits of being a quitter.

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On the Job with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Healthier, happier, more productive employees: how the National DPP "works at work."

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Save your Sight from Diabetes

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans? Diabetes. Fortunately, early treatment can prevent or delay blindness in 90% of those affected.

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Sandra's Story with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Find out how Sandra made the National DPP work for her.

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How Diabetes Affects Heart Health

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke. The good news: eating well and getting active can help lower risk.

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Prediabetes Awareness Campaign

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 9, 2017

The CDC launched the first-ever national campaign to raise awareness about pre diabetes and encourages people take the all-important first step: finding out their risk.

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Know your Chronic Kidney Disease Risk due to Diabetes

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A third of people living with diabetes also have chronic kidney disease or CKD. Early CKD has no signs or symptoms, so talk to your doctor about getting tested if you hav...

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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Joan Lunden | Thursday, February 2, 2017

Diabetes can run in families, but so can healthy lifestyle habits—especially when the whole family does them together.

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