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Do I have prediabetes? Take a risk test to determine your risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Learn more about prediabetes and how to join a National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) near you!

Find a Diabetes Program Near You

 

Diabetes Local

Find the closest diabetes education program near you, as well as resources including healthy coping, monitoring, problem solving, healthy eating, and being active. 

VBCH Diabetes Resource Directory


Diabetes Resource Directory for Hampton Roads.

 

Virginia Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs 

A listing of diabetes self-management education programs in Virginia by city.

Diabetes Support Groups


Va. Diabetes Support Groups
 

A listing of diabetes support groups in Virginia by city.
 
T1DE
 
T1DE hosts a type 1 diabetes support group located in Lynchburg, Virginia.The group meets 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. Open to individuals and families living with type 1 diabetes and pediatric type 2 diabetes. Sessions include formal and informal meetings, educational presentations, guided discussed, networking, mentoring, and more. 




Personal Care Cards, Quizzes, Supplies, & Planners

ADA Diabetes Risk Test
Take this simple quiz to see if you are at risk of developing diabetes. 

Diabetes Personal Care Card (English)

Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care.


Diabetes Personal Care Card (Spanish) 

Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care in Spanish.


Diabetes Self Care Planner 

Provides goals and steps to improve your lifestyle and diabetes control.

Diabetes Supplies
A guide from Consumer Affairs of online diabetes supply delivery. 

Nutrition

 
Information about the MyPlate method

Exercise

 

Easy Way to Increase Your Steps
Provides ideas on increasing your steps at home, work and in your community.


Logging Your Steps

Tool for tracking steps, including how many steps in a mile.

Foot Care

Foot Care Tips (English)
If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention.


Foot Care Tips (Spanish)

If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention (in Spanish.)

Hemoglobin A1C

 

Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet (English)
Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings.


Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet(Spanish)

Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings in Spanish.


Lifestyle Planner

Provides goals and steps to improve your lifestyle and prevent diabetes.

Medications, Glucose Testing, Discount Programs

Pharmaceutical Assistance For Persons with Diabetes
Resources for assistance with diabetes medications and supplies.


Diabetes Wellness Foundation

discount card program for use with medications, including pet medications. 


Bayer Contour Next Savings Program

Discount Savings Program for the Bayer Contour Next meter and strips


OneTouch Prescription Assistance Program

Prescription assistance program for OneTouch products


Freestyle Assistance Program

Prescription assistance program for Freestyle products


AccuCheck Preferred Savings Card

Discount card for AccuCheck products


Discount Cards for various Diabetes Products

Discount cards for diabetes products including test strips, glucose meters, and insulin. 


GoodRx

Database providing average cost of prescriptions, discount cards, coupons, and more. 


Multicultural Diabetes Resources

 

Provides resources various health topics across many cultures.
 

Diabetes Blogs

 
Freelance medical writer who also has type 2 diabetes
 
Handout with various social media sites, blogs, and apps relating to diabetes 

DiabetesMine
A blog with many topics including life with diabetes, research, advocacy, products, and more. 

 

 



RESOURCES FOR WOMEN



includes resources such as basics of gestational diabetes, treatment, and keeping your baby healthy
 
Information from the National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease includes basics of gestational diabetes, affects of gestational diabetes on pregnancy, and pregnancy for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
 
Resource on gestational diabetes and ways to have a healthy pregnancy, and who is at risk of developing gestational diabetes
 
Created by the Office of Women's Health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, offers a variety of information on various women's health issues, including gestational diabetes and diabetes.
 
Includes information for gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes