​​Free Resources - What is Diabetes?​

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Know more about the role and how your clinical exercise physiologist can help you in preventing and managing your diabetes.

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Learn about diabetes management and set health goals for each season. "Healthy Living for All Seasons" was a year-round event funded by Tufts Health Foundation in 2014.

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Know more about the role and how your registered dietitian can help you in preventing and managing your diabetes.

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Know more about the role and how your behavioral health specialist can help you in preventing and managing your diabetes.

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Know more about when and how frequently you need to do different health assessments for better managing your diabetes and preventing complications

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Learn more about how the blood tests for diabetes and pre-diabetes diagnosis are done. Discuss further with your health care providers about your blood test results.

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Understand the differences between the two most common types of diabetes - type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Learn also about the causes and symptoms of diabetes to help you in preventing and detecting the disease earlier.

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Know more about the role and how your diabetes educator can help you in preventing and managing your diabetes.

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Use your weight and height to find out your body mass index, BMI. This index assesses your risk for health conditions that are related to weight. The health indications from the BMI for Asian adults living in the United States are different than that for non-Hispanic white.

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Early diagnosis and intervention is important for diabetes management. Take this 9-question diabetes risk assessment test and find out your risk level for developing diabetes. Make lifestyle changes today to lower your risks. 

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Know the risk factors for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, and find out what you can do to delay, or even prevent, diabetes.

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Asian Americans should be screened for diabetes when their BMI is 23 or above, as their risk for diabetes will be higher. Use this packet to find out your BMI and other risk factors for diabetes, and bring this packet to your next doctor's appointment.