Truman Medical Centers is a two-hospital, not-for-profit health system located in Kansas City, Mo. The downtown location, TMC Hospital Hill, is the largest provider of outpatient specialty care in Kansas City, operates the busiest adult emergency department in the city and has one of the top Level 1 trauma centers in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The suburban hospital, TMC Lakewood, is located near Lee's Summit and provides a range of specialty and outpatient services.
Learn the basics about diabetes from the American Diabetes Association, including Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. Find out the symptoms of diabetes and learn some common myths about this disease.
Living with Diabetes
Start with this guide to diabetes to learn how to take care of your diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has additional information on treatment and care. You can also find out what you need to know about eating, exercise, and how to prevent diabetes problems.
Check out a health kit on diabetes from the Library. The kits contain books, DVDs, brochures, and articles. Find other books about diabetes to check out or read the latest news and articles about diabetes in ProQuest Health, a website you can access for free from the library or with a library card from home.
Among the many support services offered by the Black Health Care Coalition in Kansas City are workshops for diabetic management and prevention.
The Harmon Diabetes Center in Kansas City focuses on helping diabetics learn about meal planning, physical activity, blood sugar monitoring, medicine options, risk reduction, and lifetime self-management skills.
Provides basic information about diabetes, how to live with diabetes, food and fitness tips, and more.
Includes information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and links to news, related issues, research studies, and clinical trials.
Provides facts about diabetes and prediabetes, how to eat right and stay healthy, financial information, and more.
Learn how African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes.
Find out if you are at risk for diabetes. Provided by the American Diabetes Association.
Track what you eat to manage your diabetes. Provided by the American Diabetes Association.
Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for diabetes. Includes animated graphics and audio.