e-Health Prevention - Diabetes Prevention
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a lifelong disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. The three major types of diabetes are type 1, type 2 and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational). Learn more.
Who is at Risk of Diabetes?
People who are at higher risk for developing diabetes include those with a family history of diabetes or personal history of diabetes during pregnancy, and those who are older, obese or physically inactive. Learn more.
How Do I Control My Diabetes?
When you learn you have diabetes, the immediate goal is to bring down high blood sugar levels. You may take medicines recommended by your doctor. Your doctor will also help you understand how diet, weight loss and exercise will also help bring down your blood sugar. Learn more.
How is Diabetes Diagnosed?
Diabetes often goes undiscovered because the symptoms can be hidden or seemingly harmless. People who think they might have diabetes must visit a physician to be certain. Learn more.
Talk to your doctor about diabetes prevention, diagnosis and control.
Premier Health Partner’s hospitals provide American Diabetes Association-certified education programs for individuals with diabetes. Learn more.