Videos

  1. Blood Sugar Testing

    Monitoring your blood sugar level can help you control your diabetes and your risk for developing complications such as eye or kidney disease. View this video, and learn how and why checking your blood sugar regularly plays an important role in diabetes management.

  2. Diabetes, Type 1

    Type 1 diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Learning you have diabetes can be overwhelming. Diabetes Type 1 video explains this condition, the symptoms, the treatment, and how to live a healthy life with diabetes.

  3. Diabetes, Type 2

    Type 2 diabetes results in high blood sugar levels because the body’s cells are unable to respond to insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas. By watching this video, you’ll understand more about type 2 and what action you can take to manage this condition and help prevent complications.

  4. Foot Care for People with Diabetes

    Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.

  5. Kidney Care for People with Diabetes

    The delicate filtering network in your kidneys can be damaged over time by uncontrolled blood sugar, making it more difficult for your body to remove waste materials. This video explains why it's important to have your urine tested for protein if you have diabetes. It also offers other recommendations to help prevent kidney damage.

  6. Obesity

    People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.

  7. Pre-Diabetes

    Pre-diabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Pre-diabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.

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