Tips and Tools
There are several ways to help manage diabetes or to prevent type 2 diabetes from developing. The following are free tools available to help you help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Calculate your Body Mass Index
Diabetes (type 2) Risk Test
The American Diabetes Association provides a quick online survey to help you assess your risk for diabetes.
Tips for Preventing Diabetes
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene provides quick tips for preventing diabetes. Mount Sinai Diabetes experts also have pointers for preventing diabetes.
Average Glucose Calculator
Use this free tool to obtain estimated A1c / calculated average glucose (eAG).
Control your ABCs
If you have diabetes, or are at risk for developing diabetes, learn how to control your A1c, Blood Pressure and LDL ‘bad’ Cholesterol.
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse provides comprehensive information on diabetes including how you can reach a desirable blood glucose level.
Trouble paying for all your medications?
New York City has partnered with many pharmacies to provide a free discount program called Big Apple Rx another prescription assistance program is Together Rx Access.
Diabetes Prevention Program and Viva Fitness: Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. You can take control.