Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment for Diabetes Alert Day.
The Health Information Neighborhood at the library features books and pamphlets about diabetes prevention and treatment.
Organizations like the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offer pamphlets for you to read online or order for free.
- 4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life
- Am I at risk for type 2 diabetes? Taking Steps to Lower Your Risk of Getting Diabetes
- Causes of Diabetes
- Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke
- The Power To Control Diabetes Is In Your Hands
Which screening tests do you need?
Use the myhealthfinder tool to get personalized advice. Just tell us your age, sex, and whether or not you are pregnant, and we’ll give you recommendations for tests and other preventive services to discuss with your doctor. It all takes less than a minute! You can also look up information for other people, like your parents or children.