Marco, 18, was diagnosed with diabetes 2 years ago and is about to head off to college. An athlete and outdoor person, he talks about how adapting to diabetes has become part of his normal routine, and how the exercise he gets playing soccer and basketball helps him regulate his blood sugar.
|American Diabetes Association (ADA) The ADA website includes news, information, tips, and recipes for people with diabetes.|
|National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. Its mission is to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and to prevent the onset of diabetes.|
|Diabetes: Erika's Story Erika's doctors diagnosed her with diabetes when she was 12. She'd always been terrified of needles, but managed to face her fears. Today, Erika says her life is pretty much like any other young woman's. Read her story.|
|Sports, Exercise, and Diabetes Teens with diabetes can exercise and play sports at the same level as everyone else, so whether you want to go for the gold or just go hiking in your hometown, diabetes shouldn't hold you back.|
|Diabetes: DJ's Story (Video) DJ has type 2 diabetes. In this video, he talks about how he adjusted and what's working when it comes to taking care of himself.|
|Diabetes Center Our Diabetes Center provides information and advice for teens about treating and living with diabetes.|
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