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USDA My Plate

Diabetes Control Resources

NIDDK: 4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life

American Diabetes Association

Diabetes Prevention Resources

The National Diabetes Prevention Program helps people with prediabetes prevent or delay developing type 2 diabetes. A lifestyle coach works with participants over an extended period and uses tested methods to help them learn to manage their weight, establish a regular routine of physical activity, and develop a healthy eating pattern. A program will be offered on the Virginia Tech campus in spring 2018.

If you think you are at risk, take the following steps:

  1. Take the online screening test;

  2. If at risk, make an appointment with your doctor; and

  3. Inquire about the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Prediabetes

Ad Council – Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Healthy Aging Resources

National Council on Aging


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Healthy Aging