DSC - Patient Education
Patient Education Resources
- Welcome to the Youth Zone
American Diabetes Association: Inside you'll find all kinds of great stuff to help you manage your diabetes. You'll also find fun games, links and tips.
- SC ADA Recognized Programs
SC Diabetes Prevention and Control Program: The following diabetes education programs in your area are recognized by the American Diabetes Association. These recognized programs meet the National Standards for excellence in diabetes education.
- Diabetes Risk Test
American Diabetes Association: Could you have diabetes and not know it? There are 20.8 million children and adults in the US with diabetes -- and nearly 1/3 of them (or 6.2 million people) don't know it! Take this test to see if you are at risk for having or developing type 2 diabetes.
- My Guide to Sugar Diabetes
The development of this guide was a collaborative effort of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Medical University of South Carolina Colleges of Nursing and Medicine and REACH 2010.
- REACH 2010
REACH 2010 Charleston and Georgetown Diabetes Coalition is a community driven, diverse diabetes coalition working to eliminate health disparities of more than 12,000 African American adults with diagnosed diabetes.
- Diabetes Education Classes
REACH 2010: We are having regular Diabetes Education Classes so you can learn about your diabetes and how to live a healthy life just by knowing how to control and manage your diabetes.
- American Diabetes Association: Plan ahead, choose wisely and you'll find foods that fit into your meal plan.
- Tour de Cure
Tour de Cure is a series of fund-raising cycling events held in 40 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
- School Walk for Diabetes
School Walk for Diabetes (SWFD) is a K-12 educational fund-raising program that teaches students the benefit of healthy living, community service and school spirit while raising money for the American Diabetes Association.
- Informacion en Espanol
American Diabetes Association: La diabetes es un problema urgent de salud en la communidad Latina.
The premier government website for older adults - NIH National Institute on Aging (NIH SeniorHealth)
Conferences & Seminars
"Preventing Type 2 Diabetes"
"Know Your Diabetes ABCs"
"What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?"
"Living with Diabetic Retinopathy"