NBC4 reports on the No. 1 chronic disease in the United States

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 at 09:04 PM PDT

Studies Search For Diabetes Cure

Studies Search For Diabetes Cure

Studies are looking at ways to prevent diabetes before it ever starts. Dr. Bruce Hensel explores the research in this episode of Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic, which aired on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 06:58 PM PDT

Training Nurse Practitioners Vital to Fighting Diabetes

Training Nurse Practitioners Vital to Fighting Diabetes

With one in three Americans considered pre-diabetic, is the health care community ready for 79 million more patients? UCSF thinks the answer may be in training nurse practitioners.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 07:01 PM PDT

Following Doctor's Orders With Style

Following Doctor's Orders With Style

Diabetics are often unable to feel pain or pressure. A simple injury, even a tiny cut or blister that doesn’t heal or goes unnoticed, could lead to serious complications, including amputation.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 07:05 PM PDT

Preventing Diabetes, Starting With the Grocery Cart

Preventing Diabetes, Starting With the Grocery Cart

Excessive weight and Type 2 diabetes are so strongly linked, but making changes in eating habits can be a real struggle.

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 PM PDT

Diabetes Links and Resources

Diabetes Links and Resources

Click here to find links and resources mentioned during the NBC4 report, "Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic."

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:09 PM PDT

School Nursing Shortage: A Catch-22 for Families

School Nursing Shortage: A Catch-22 for Families

Kids with chronic diseases are caught in the school budget crunch.

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Diabetes is the No. 1 chronic disease in the United States. Health experts believe one in three people is pre-diabetic. Do you know whether you're at risk? Take the quiz below.