I HAVE DIABETES

Find a Diabetes Program Near You

Find a local diabetes program near you by entering your zip code!

VBCH Diabetes Resource Directory: Diabetes Resource Directory for Hampton Roads.

Virginia Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs: A listing of diabetes self-management education programs in Virginia by city.

Virginia Diabetes Support Groups: A listing of diabetes support groups in Virginia by city.

T1DE: Hosts a type 1 diabetes support group located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The group meets 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. Open to individuals and families living with type 1 diabetes and pediatric type 2 diabetes. Sessions include formal and informal meetings, educational presentations, guided discussions, networking, mentoring, and more.

Information about Diabetes

ADA Diabetes Risk Test: Take this simple quiz to see if you are at risk of developing diabetes.

Diabetes Personal Care Card (English): Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care.

Diabetes Personal Care Card (Spanish): Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care in Spanish.

Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet (English): Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings.

Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet (Spanish): Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings in Spanish.

EthnoMed: Provides resources various health topics across many cultures.

Diabetes Self Care Planner: Provides goals and steps to improve your lifestyle and diabetes control.

Choose MyPlate: Information about the MyPlate method.

Easy Way to Increase Your Steps: Provides ideas on increasing your steps at home, work and in your community.

Logging Your Steps: Tool for tracking steps, including how many steps in a mile.

Foot Care Tips (English): If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention.

Foot Care Tips (Spanish): If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention (in Spanish.)

Diabetes Supplies: A guide from Consumer Affairs of online diabetes supply delivery.

Resources Around Medications

Freestyle Assistance Program: Prescription assistance program for Freestyle products.

Discount Cards for various Diabetes Products: Discount cards for diabetes products including test strips, glucose meters, and insulin.

GoodRx: Database providing average cost of prescriptions, discount cards, coupons, and more.

NeedyMeds.org
: Find help with the cost of medicine.

Pharmaceutical Assistance For Persons with Diabetes: Resources for assistance with diabetes medications and supplies.

Diabetes Wellness Foundation: Discount card program for use with medications, including pet medications.

Bayer Contour Next Savings Program: Discount Savings Program for the Bayer Contour Next meter and strips.

OneTouch Patient Support: Prescription assistance program for OneTouch products.

Resources for College Students and Young Adults with Diabetes

Actions for Students with Diabetes: Useful checklist for students with diabetes to follow.

College Diabetes Network includes a list of Virginia schools with CDN chapters: Find a CDN chapter near you.

Resources for Women

American Diabetes Association: Gestational Diabetes: Includes resources such as basics of gestational diabetes, treatment, and keeping your baby healthy.

NIH NIDDK Gestational Diabetes: Information from the National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease includes basics of gestational diabetes, affects of gestational diabetes on pregnancy, and pregnancy for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

March of Dimes: Gestational Diabetes: Resource on gestational diabetes, ways to have a healthy pregnancy, and how to learn if you’re at risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Women’s Health.Gov
: Created by the Office of Women’s Health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, offers a variety of information on various women’s health issues, including gestational diabetes and diabetes.

Diabetic Mommy: Includes information for gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes.