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Listen to the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Approximately 33 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes, and even more people are at risk for developing it. But did you know developing type 2 diabetes can be delayed– or even prevented?

The Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast is an engaging, narrative-style podcast miniseries for those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and the people who care about them. Narrated by physician and medical contributor Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell, the miniseries combines insights from individuals and health experts with firsthand experience of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Together, they address common questions about type 2 diabetes and, importantly, they explore how it can be prevented.

Download and listen to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast to learn more about diabetes, gain confidence in dealing with it, and find hope in the insights and knowledge of others.

This series covers:

  • What is diabetes?
  • What are the differences between type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and prediabetes?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • What are the causes and risk factors?
  • How can changes to the way I live help prevent type 2 diabetes?
  • What medications are available?

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Trailer: Welcome to the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 03, 202300:01:53

Trailer: Welcome to the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Approximately 33 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes, and even more people are at risk for developing it. But did you know developing type 2 diabetes can be delayed– or even prevented? The Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast is an engaging, narrative-style podcast miniseries for those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and the people who care about them. Narrated by physician and medical contri...

Ep1: What is Diabetes?
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:15:11

Ep1: What is Diabetes?

Welcome to the first episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes podcast, where we will dive into the world of diabetes, its causes, and how to prevent it. In this episode, we will explore the different types of diabetes, including type 1 and type 2, as well as the lesser-known condition called prediabetes.

Ep2: Catching Prediabetes Early: Recognizing Symptoms and Early Detection
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:12:26

Ep2: Catching Prediabetes Early: Recognizing Symptoms and Early Detection

Receiving a diagnosis of prediabetes can be overwhelming, and it can bring up lots of questions— does this mean I will get type 2 diabetes? What happens now?  In this episode, we hear from people like Jessica and Oscar, who share their experiences and struggles with prediabetes. Early diagnosis is crucial in managing prediabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes, and we explore the signs and symptoms to look out for. W...

Ep3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023x
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00:13:44

Ep3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

In this episode, we dive into the important topic of healthy eating as a key step in preventing type 2 diabetes. We explore how the food we consume impacts our blood sugar levels and hear firsthand accounts from individuals who have made successful lifestyle changes to manage their prediabetes and prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. 

Ep4: Accessing Healthy Meals: How to Find Food Resources in Your Area
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:06:56

Ep4: Accessing Healthy Meals: How to Find Food Resources in Your Area

In this episode, we address the difficulties many of us may face when trying to make healthier food choices. Some people living with prediabetes face challenges that can make healthy food seem literally out of reach. Limited access to affordable and nutritious options, financial constraints, physical limitations, and transportation issues can make it seem impossible to prioritize health. But don't worry, we're here t...

Ep5: Small Steps, Big Changes: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Exercise and Sleep
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:17:33

Ep5: Small Steps, Big Changes: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Exercise and Sleep

Preventing type 2 diabetes isn’t just about eating healthy—getting regular exercise, sleeping enough, and reducing stress are all important lifestyle changes too. But you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to be healthy. Even small steps can lead to big changes!

Ep6: Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:15:25

Ep6: Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes

Medication can be an important tool to help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. In this episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast, we learn about different types of medication and how to talk to your healthcare provider about what option(s) might be best for you.

Ep7: The Road Ahead: Next Steps for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes PodcastNovember 12, 2023
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00:09:50

Ep7: The Road Ahead: Next Steps for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

In this final episode of our series, we tackle two important questions for those diagnosed with prediabetes or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes: Where do I go from here? And how do I make a new healthy lifestyle stick?

Each episode of the Preventing Types 2 Diabetes podcast includes links to resources to learn more. 

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