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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.
  • http://nihseniorhealth.gov/videolist.html
    The premier government website for older adults
    - NIH National Institute on Aging (NIH SeniorHealth) 

Conferences & Seminars



Helpful Videos


"Preventing Type 2 Diabetes"

Video length: 5 min 36 sec
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"Know Your Diabetes ABCs"

Video length: 2 min 38 sec
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"What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?"

Video length: 2 min 01 sec
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"Living with Diabetic Retinopathy"

Video length: 3 min 57 sec
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