This site provides resources and information for the community, employers, healthcare providers, and citizens to reduce the impact of diabetes in North Carolina. Learn to manage diabetes or target risk factors that lead to diabetes.
An estimated 2.7 million North Carolinians are affected by prediabetes, and African Americans and American Indians are about two and half times more likely to die from diabetes than white Americans. Take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month
About 70% of people with diabetes have high blood pressure, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Find a diabetes self-management or prevention program near you.
New diabetes prevention resources available online.
The number of North Carolinians who have or who are at risk for diabetes is growing. The financial burden, human suffering and loss of productivity that are a part of this disease are real and will get worse if more people do not take action now. Find out what you can do to make a difference.