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NIH Public Bulletin – July 2010

New Diabetes Tip Sheets for Teens in English and Spanish

Format: Fact Sheet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Today, more and more teens are developing type 2 diabetes. Two new easy-to-read tip sheets available in English and Spanish can help teens learn how to lower their risk or cope with the disease.

Consejos para jóvenes: Disminuye tu riesgo de desarrollar la diabetes tipo 2 (Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes) encourages teens to lower their risk for diabetes by being active, making healthy food choices, and losing weight if they are overweight.

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: La diabetes y tus sentimientos (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Diabetes and Your Feelings) focuses on emotions and diabetes and includes ideas to help teens with diabetes feel better.

Next Steps

You can read Consejos para jóvenes: Disminuye tu riesgo de desarrollar la diabetes tipo 2 (Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes) at http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=158 and Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: La diabetes y tus sentimientos (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Diabetes and Your Feelings) at http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=159.

This page last reviewed on October 17, 2012

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