Thank you for your interest in Diabetes, diagnosis and treatment.
There are several nice websites that can help you get started with your reading.
Diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful. Studies show that people at high risk for type 2 diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of the disease by losing 5 to 7 percent of their body weight. You can do it by eating healthier and getting 30 minutes of physical activity 5 days a week. In other words: you don't have to knock yourself out to prevent diabetes. The key is: small steps that lead to big rewards. Learn more about your risk for developing type 2 diabetes and the small steps you can take to delay or prevent the disease and live a long, healthy life.
INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
: ( very good website)
Information from the American Diabetes Association:
Diabetes in Pregnancy:
Diabetes & Youth:
A fine informational brochure:
More dietary and exercise tips:
Further tips for the older group:
This site from the Joslin Clinic offers on-line courses for the diabetic patient or caregiver.