Diabetes is a condition that affects nearly 30.1 million Americans.It's a chronic condition that can be managed by everyday choices. Learn about the risk factors, ways to prevent diabetes and how to manage if you have it. 

What to know about diabetes prevention and care

There are different stages and types of diabetes. This information can help you learn about diabetes and how to help prevent it. 

Preventing diabetes

86 million people in the U.S. have pre-diabetes, and even more are at risk. Pre-diabetes can often be prevented. And it does not require a complete overhaul of your lifestyle. 

People with pre-diabetes can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes by making changes in their diet and increasing their level of physical activity. They may even be able to return their blood glucose levels to the normal range.

Get diabetes support with My Diabetes Toolkit

If you have diabetes, this guide can help you find tips and tools for taking care of your health.


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), About Diabetes