Interactive United States Diabetes Surveillance System

>>The CDCs interactive United States Diabetes Surveillance System provides diabetes data and trends at national and state levels to document the public health burden of diabetes and its complications. To better understand this data system, click on the banner. Click on the green geography button to get started. You’ll see two options. Let’s say you’re…

What is Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which glucose, or sugar levels, are above normal in the blood. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose that our bodies use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin that helps glucose get into the cells of our…

The State of Diabetes in the US 2017

(bubbly music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Based on data released by the CDC, there’s a good chance that you or someone you know is going to be affected by diabetes. More than 30 million Americans already have it, and more and more children are developing what used to be called adult-onset diabetes. Joining me…

Managing Diabetes

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden. Presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is a growing epidemic in this country, affecting more than 29 million people. The management of diabetes can be overwhelming to some. I’m joined by Dr. Ann Albright, director of…

What is Prediabetes?

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to YOUR HEALTH with Joan Lunden. Presented by the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. We are here today to talk about Pre-Diabetes. Believe it or not, more than one in three people in the US have Pre-Diabetes. And even scarier, a whopping 90% of them…

Diabetes & Smoking: A Dangerous Duo

(upbeat xylophone music) – I’m Joan Lunden. Type 2 diabetes has struck way too many families in this country, including mine. I remember all too well when my brother was in his mid-20s. He was overweight, never exercised, and he was a smoker. I don’t think it ever even occurred to him that that was…

Diabetes & Smoking

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden. Presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Today we are talking about how smoking dramatically increases your chances of developing diabetes. And we’re joined by Dr. Ann Albright, Director of the CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. Good to…