Diabetes North Carolina

Diabetes North Carolina


The ABCs of Managing Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you should:

You should also:

If you are not able to afford your medication, check with your provider about programs that may be of assistance.

Manage your Diabetes with Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is a process to teach people to manage their diabetes. The goals of DSMES are to control blood sugar levels, prevent acute and chronic complications that result from diabetes and achieve the best possible quality of life while keeping costs at an acceptable level for all people with diabetes. Click here to locate a DSME program in your area.


Essic’s Story:
Living with complications from diabetes

Laura’s Story:
A female with type 2 diabetes

Sylvia’s Story (Spanish):
Living with type 2 diabetes

Benjamin’s Story:
A juvenile with type 1 diabetes