Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease where your blood glucose is too high. People who have diabetes are at higher risk of serious health complications including blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and lower extremity amputations in adults.

Are you at risk? Take the quiz and find out!

Type 1 Diabetes

  • In type 1 diabetes the body does not make insulin. People with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin every day.
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Prediabetes

Gestational Diabetes

  • Gestational diabetes may occur when a woman is pregnant. Gestational diabetes raises a woman’s risk of getting type 2 diabetes over the course of her life. It raises her child’s risk of being overweight and developing diabetes.
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Type 2 Diabetes

Local Diabetes Resources

Diabetes prevention and self-management in-person classes are available in Chelan and Douglas counties.

Diabetes Prevention

Learn how to live a healthier lifestyle and prevent type 2 diabetes.

Columbia Valley Community Health – Healthy Adventures

For children 8-12 years old

Website: https://www.cvch.org/es/patients/services/diabetes-care

Phone: (509)662-6000

Diabetes Prevention Program

WSU DPP Flyer

Website: http://extension.wsu.edu/chelan-douglas/diabetes-prevention-program/

Phone: (509)745-8531

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Learn how to manage and control your diabetes.

Columbia Valley Community Health – Diabetes Education Series

Website: https://www.cvch.org/es/patients/services/diabetes-care

Phone: (509)662-6000

Confluence Health – “Caring For You and Your Diabetes” Program

Confluence Health Brochure

Website: https://www.confluencehealth.org/diabetes-education-classes/

Phone: (509)664-4868 x2327

Diabetes Educational Materials

I Have Type 1 Diabetes

I Want to Prevent Diabetes

I Have Type 2 Diabetes

I Have Gestational Diabetes

Additional Resources

North Central Washington Diabetes Coalition

The North Central Washington Diabetes Coalition (NCWDC) supports residents and healthcare professionals in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan county. The Coalition focuses on diabetes prevention and early detection, clinical care of residents with pre-diabetes and diabetes, and diabetes self-management through awareness, education, and skill-building.

Meetings are held monthly. For more information, email NCWDiabetesCoalition@gmail.com

References Washington State Department of Health: Diabetes

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