5 Websites With More Information About Diabetes Risks, Symptoms, and Tests

Are you at risk of developing type 2 diabetes or prediabetes? Check out the links below for online diabetes risk tests, information on how to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, and discussion forums where you can post questions and plug into virtual communities of people interested in diabetes.

SiteWho It's ForWhy We Like It
TuDiabetesAnyone who wants to chat about prediabetesIf you have prediabetes—or just want to learn more about it—check out this online community and discussion forum. This site was founded by Manny Hernandez, who writes the blog Hola Diabetes for dLife.com. TuDiabetes is available in both Spanish and English.
Latino Diabetes AssociationLatinos who want to learn about diabetesHispanics have a higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. The Latino Diabetes Association gives the facts—both in English and Spanish—about diabetes care and prevention.
Diabetes DailyWomen who have—or are at risk of getting—gestational diabetesAbout 4% of women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy. In this forum you can talk to other women about how to control this type of diabetes, which is linked to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome AssociationWomen who want to talk to others about polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)Women with this condition have a higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes. This site has links to various forums that discuss everything from pregnancy to being a teen with PCOS.
American Diabetes AssociationAnyone who wants to see if they're at risk for diabetesThis is a diabetes risk test. About one-third of the 21 million people with diabetes in the U.S. don't know they have the disease. Are you one of them? Answering a few quick questions may help you answer that question.
Last Updated: April 16, 2008

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