Type 2 Diabetes


More than 30 million Americans have diabetes – that’s about 1 in 10 adults – and 90 to 95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Merck’s documentary A Touch of Sugar dives into the diabetes healthcare epidemic that affects every community in the United States, told through the voices of people united in their struggle with this chronic disease.

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For information about A Touch of Sugar, type 2 diabetes management tips, educational resources in English and Spanish and healthy recipe ideas: http://www.AmericasDiabetesChallenge.com

Find life-hacks and practical advice to help manage type 2 diabetes: https://how2type2.com

Learn more about diabetes and support those affected by this disease: http://www.diabetes.org

Learn more about a community of health care professionals dedicated to improving health care for Hispanics: http://www.nhmamd.org

Provides information to people with diabetes, prediabetes and obesity: https://www.diatribe.org/

For advice on how to help improve the health and well-being of Hispanics: Visit: https://www.healthyamericas.org/diabetes or Call: The National Alliance for Hispanic Health’s Su Familia helpline at 1-866-783-2645

For guidance on how to reduce language barriers and improve cultural competency in health care: https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov

To view food access data and supermarket accessibility for specific locations in the United States: https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-access-research-atlas

Get additional information about the prevalence and management of diabetes in the United States: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/home/index.html

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