Understand the types of diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes
According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 1.25 million Americans already have type 1 diabetes and roughly 40,000 more will be diagnosed this year. Type one diabetes is diagnosed when your body does not produce insulin on its own and occurs in people of all ages, races, and body types. Treatments available include insulin therapy as well as living a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise. Learn more about type 1 diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type and is diagnosed when your body is not using insulin properly. Often people with diabetes can manage it by eating healthy, exercising, and controlling their blood sugar, but sometimes medication or insulin is needed effectively to manage it. Learn more about type 2 diabetes.
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Decide Program & Strategy
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Hear What Actual Participants of the Decide Program Have to Say.
“I really like the DECIDE Program. It’s helping me manage my diabetes.” — 64 year old Female Participant, Wichita KS