Diabetes Toolkit

Diabetes contributes to the deaths of over 2,200 Mississippians each year. More than 240,000 adult Mississippians have diabetes, and almost half of them don't know it.

Diabetes is preventable. Learn more about your risk for developing diabetes and the small steps you can take to delay or prevent this disease and live a long, healthy life.

Diabetes Types and Prevention: The American Diabetes Association
National Library of Medicine: Diabetes
National Institutes of Health
Understanding and Managing Diabetes
Preventing Diabetes: Diabetes pages from the Mississippi State Department of Health
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Other Useful Tools

Health Finder
Choose More Than 50 Ways to Prevent Diabetes pdf
The Diabetes Epidemic Among African-Americans pdf
National Diabetes Education Program

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