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Diabetes Prevention and Control

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Understanding Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease marked by high blood glucose levels from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin. Visit our Diabetes Facts page to learn about the different types of diabetes, warning signs, and burden for Orange County.

Am I At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Click Here to Take the Test

About Type 2 Diabetes Prevention: Take Steps to Prevention
There's good news about type 2 diabetes: you can take steps to prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes. Visit our diabetes prevention page for starting points.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
The health department offers Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) to help residents with type 2 diabetes better manage their disease and prevent future complications. Visit the DSME page to learn more about the program, its benefits, and how to join.

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