Resources for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Each episode of the Preventing Types 2 Diabetes podcast includes resources where listeners can learn more.

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Below is a list of the resources mentioned throughout the show.

Information about Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes:

IMPACT Diabetes - a simple, Medicare-covered benefit with individual coaching, group classes and self-driven exercise and weight-loss activities—with no fees of any kind for Medicare beneficiaries.

“Understanding Type 2 Diabetes,” by the American Diabetes Association:'s%20the%20most%20common%20form,you%20need%20to%20fight%20it

“Type 2 Diabetes,” by Mayo Clinic:

“What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains” (Article with Video)

“What is Type 2 Diabetes?” by Joslin Diabetes Center

What is Pre-Diabetes – Am I At Risk? Take The Test.

National Diabetes Prevention Program:

“Understanding Type 2 Diabetes,” by the American Diabetes Association:'s%20the%20most%20common%20form,you%20need%20to%20fight%20it.

Race and type 2 diabetes:

“How Race Can Matter in Type 2 Diabetes” by WebMD:,diabetes%20as%20Korean%20Americans%20are

“Diabetes and Age-Related Demographic Differences in Risk Factor Control” study by National Institutes of Health: :

“Good To Know: Race and Type 2 Diabetes” by American Diabetes Association:

“Race/Ethnic Difference in Diabetes and Diabetic Complications” study by National Institutes of Health:

How exercise can help prevent type 2 diabetes:

8 free workout apps:

Nike Training Club App (mentioned in episode 5)

“How To Benefit From Physical Activity” by CDC

“Fitness program: 5 steps to get started,” by Mayo Clinic 

Learn more about Body Mass Index (BMI):

Body Mass Index (BMI)” by Cleveland Clinic

Calculate your BMI by National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Body Mass Index Calculator by Forbes

“Ethnic Differences in BMI and Disease Risk” by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

How good sleep and managing stress can help prevent type 2 diabetes:

“Stress: How It Affects Diabetes and How to Decrease It” by Healthline

Tips for getting better sleep:

How food affects blood sugar:

“How Does Food Impact Blood Glucose” by the American Diabetes Association:
“Food and Blood Glucose” by the American Diabetes Association:
“How Does Eating Affect Your Blood Sugar” by Healthline:

“The Plate Method” by CDC,-It's%20easy%20to&text=Fill%20half%20with%20nonstarchy%20vegetables,one%20quarter%20with%20carb%20foods.

“Diabetes and Diet” by Doctor BCW

Information about medication options for prediabetes:

“Diagnosed with Prediabetes Now What?” by GoodRX

Information about metformin for prediabetes, by GoodRx:

Information about GLP-1 agonists, by Mayo Clinic:

“Prediabetes: Which Treatment Should I Use to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?” by Kaiser Permanente,less%20than%20brand%2Dname%20medicines 

Accessing medication:

Financial assistance by Patient Access Network Foundation:

Comprehensive directory of Patient Assistant Programs by

Help with drug costs for people with Medicare 

Medicaid and CHIP HOW-TO Information

Accessing healthy food:

Finding a food bank with

Information about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Benefits finder from the US Government

“6 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget” by CDC

“Strategies for Eating Well on a Budget” by The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Support for people living with prediabetes:

“The Importance of Peer Support” by ADCES

‘Community-based Organizations” by CDC:

“Diagnosed with Prediabetes? Here’s How to Find Support Near You” by Diatribe:

“National Diabetes Prevention Program” by CDC:

“Top ten tips for parents of children newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes” by ADCES

Spanish Language Resources by ADCES


Beating the Sugar B.E.A.S.T: Lifestyle Management For People Of Color by Adrienne Maye


The Beating Diabetes Lifestyle Podcast by Oscar Camejo

The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

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