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November is American Diabetes Month, an ideal time for you to find out if you're at risk and learn about the self-management training and supplies Medicare covers if you do have diabetes.

Do you want to learn more about education and support classes? A diabetes self-management class may be for you. To find a program near you: DSME Programs in Alabama. Do you have prediabetes? The CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program is a lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes.

Stay on TRACK to prevent blindness from diabetes. Join the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI) during National Diabetes Month in November to increase awareness about diabetic eye disease.

Have you gotten your flu shot? People with diabetes (type 1 and 2) are at high risk of serious flu complications. The CDC recommends that people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, who are 6 months and older, get a flu vaccine.

Ten Ways American Indians Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: American Indians are at high risk for type 2 diabetes, but the good news is you can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by making small lifestyle changes.

Obesity and Diabetes in Alabama: Risk Factors and Interventions Powerpoint from November 2015.

Visit Media and Related Links for a variety of resources on preventing and managing diabetes.

Page last updated: October 25, 2018