A new diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming, but with guidance from your medical team, lifestyle changes can make disease management much easier. Tricia Santos Cavaiola, MD, discusses what she tells her patients and what you can do to take a more active role in your medical care. (Length: 3:45 minutes).
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Types of Diabetes
There are three main types of diabetes:
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Our diabetes experts treat all forms of diabetes, including maturity onset diabetes of the young, latent autoimmune diabetes of adults, and drug and surgically induced diabetes in adults.
No matter which type of diabetes you have or when you were diagnosed, at UC San Diego Health we work with you to help you live well with diabetes and to manage its
Diabetes Education & Resources
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Research and Clinical Trials
We collaborate as one of only 16 U.S. research centers established by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to accelerate basic and clinical research in diabetes.
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Learn about the new Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health at UC San Diego.