Lower Your Risk
Lower your risk with CheckUp America, a national prevention initiative of the American Diabetes Association aimed at helping people learn how to lower their risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Making just a few small changes can have make a big impact on your weight and health. Learn how to make these changes step-by-step.
Eating healthy is one of the most important things you can do to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Staying at a healthy weight can help you prevent and manage problems like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol, and high blood glucose.
Cholesterol is a form of fat that is carried in the blood. Unhealthy cholesterol levels can raise your risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Staying active helps manage your blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol and lowers your risk for pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
High blood pressure raises your risk for heart disease, stroke, and other problems. Managing blood pressure can help prevent these problems.
Managing your blood glucose (sugar) can help you prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.
Smoking causes a lot of problems in your body and can raise your risk of heart attack or stroke.
If you've had gestational diabetes (GDM), you’re at higher risk of having it again in future pregnancies and of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
There are some things that affect your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke that you can't change. But being aware of them can help you take smart steps to lower your risk.
Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers share many risk factors. Lower your risk for both.
Check out our FREE program for tips on living with type 2.
Help us raise $1 million for diabetes research and other essential programs.
New tools for meal preparation made easy!
Bee Well for Life gives fitness tips and helps Stop Diabetes!
Great recipes tap the salad bar, deli, and freezer case to get food on the table.
Learn to make delicious vegetarian dishes with this easy-to-follow cookbook.
Celebrate the holidays with Diabetes Forecast! Best deal–order today!
Food is an important part of the African American culture. See our recipes.
Stay on track with our holiday meal planning tips. Recipes everyone will enjoy!
Was your child recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Order this free kit.
This personal tracking program is key to diabetes management.
Watch our Stop Diabetes PSA and share with your friends and family.
Recipes for Healthy Living, a holiday survival guide & more!
Get helpful tips for stress-free traveling with diabetes.
Check out our parent mentor volunteer program full of parents just like you!