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Learn about what foods to eat prevent diabetes from population to person. Hear directly from our UCSF experts about colors to consume for healthy eating and diabetes prevention along with an overview of Type 2 Diabetes.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! World Diabetes Day takes place November 14, the date marking the birthday of insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting.

  • Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States.
  • More than 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 5 of them don’t know they have it
  • More than 88 million US adults—over a third—have prediabetes, and more than 84% of them don’t know they have it


Dr. Meghana Gadgil - UCSF Associate Professor of Medicine, General Internist in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mt. Zion and Clinical Investigator

Dr. Sarah Kim - Associate Clinical Professor of UCSF Division of Endocrinology, Director, ZSFG Adult Diabetes Clinic & Adult Weight Management Clinic, Co-Director of ZSFG Pediatric Healthy Lifestyles Clinic, and Director of the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center

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