Patient Resources

Recently diagnosed with diabetes? Not sure where to turn for information?

Diabetes Free SC has collected a number of external resources for patients seeking support with their health. Learn more about disease management, prevention, and care from these leading organizations.

Diabetes Free SC is not responsible for the content that appears on external websites listed here. We cannot, and do not, vouch for their completeness or their accuracy. Diabetes Free SC will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of these resources. For serious questions regarding diabetes or other health-related issues, please consult with a qualified medical professional. If you require additional information or would like to ask questions about this disclaimer, please contact us directly.


According to their website, "diaTribe is a patient-focused online publication dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. diaTribe empowers its readers with useful, actionable information that gives them hope for a better future, and helps them live happier and healthier lives." Read the latest diaTribe columns or access other resources about Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Prediabetes.

Visit the diaTribe Site

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC)

The Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Diabetes and Heart Disease Management and Prevention Division offers a range of resources for those with diabetes. Whether you're newly diagnosed and looking for information on how to manage your condition, or you're interested in high-level data and reports on the disease in South Carolina, DHEC can connect you with the resources you need.

Visit the DHEC Site

American Diabetes Association®

The American Diabetes Association offers many different resources on healthy living, as well as risk assessments and pathways to get involved with diabetes-related advocacy.

Visit the ADA Site


Formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (and now known only by its acronym), JDRF exists to expand public understanding about the risks associated with Type 1 Diabetes by funding research into the disease. Need guidance on your diet, insurance issues, disease management, or other topics related to living with diabetes? Explore the JDRF site.

Visit the JDRF Site

In It Together

In It Together is a diabetes prevention initiative supported by the Diabetes Advisory Council (DAC) of South Carolina. Access general information on diabetes management, connect with a self-management program near you, and more.

Visit the In It Together Site



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