Estimates show 1 in 3 Coloradans have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes within six years. You can help prevent diabetes by learning about your risk, making lifestyle changes and getting help to manage your diet and exercise.
Call 1-800-DIABETES or visit Do I Have Prediabetes for more information and to find classes in your area.
Diabetes self-management education teaches clients how to eat healthy, be active, monitor blood sugar levels, take medication, problem solve, reduce risk for other health conditions, and cope with their disease. It is evidence-based and improves clinical outcomes, health status and quality of life.
Diabetes self-management education programs
Resources for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
BAM! Body and Mind/Diabetes - CDC's youth friendly site.
Publications for teens (National Diabetes Education Program).
For parents and kids (American Diabetes Association).
Financial assistance and medical supplies
Diabetes' impact on Colorado, general information, youth resources, financial assistance and medical supplies, health care and community programs, self-management tools.