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Diabetes Video Resources

These diabetes videos from the Pittsburgh Regional Initiative for Diabetes Education (PRIDE) are useful for people with type 2 diabetes.

Video Topics​ ​What You'll Learn
What is Diabetes​? ​The basics about diabetes and how it affects your body
Nutrition and Physical Activity​ ​Tips for developing a meal plan and physical activity routine
​Diabetes Medication ​The different types of medications for diabetes
​Blood Glucose Monitoring ​The importance of monitoring and maintaining blood glucose levels
​Giving Yourself Insulin ​How to give yourself insulin
​Managing Low and High Blood Glucose ​How to manage your blood glucose levels to avoid hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
​Sick Day Management ​Ways to stick your diabetes management plan when you're not feeling good
Coping with Diabetes​ ​Tips for coping with diabetes so it doesn't get in your way
​Finding Your Diabetes Support Network ​How your support network can help you successfully manage diabetes
Preparing for Your Next Doctor's Appointment​ ​Tips to help you get ready for your doctor's appointment

Educational Classes and Events

UPMC Diabetes Centers offer a spectrum of educational classes and events for people with diabetes.

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