Welcome to DIY (Do It Yourself) Diabetes with Marci Page Sloane

DIY Diabetes Articles

23.6 million American adults and children have diabetes – 8% of our population! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, newly diagnosed cases of diabetes rose from 4.8 per 1,000 from 1995-1997 to 9.1 per 1,000 from 2005-2007. Why is this? Obesity, lack of physical activity and poor eating habits are the top reasons. What can we do? Increase our knowledge and take charge!

Diabetes may be preventable and certainly it is controllable. This website is designed for you, the person with diabetes, who is eager and ready to understand their disease and how it affects their body’s unique chemistry and learn all the ways of how to "Do-It-Yourself" or manage their disease.

This practical information is written in user-friendly language to support you in this endeavor. My "article of the month" will give you the latest diabetes news, tips and any information to assist you in gaining that control you need to keep healthy and feel good.

~ Marci

Marci Sloane, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator with a degree in Nutrition and Physiology from Teachers College at Columbia University. Marci is the author of The Diet Game: Playing for Life! More about Marci Sloane

The goal of Destination Diabetes® is to be a useful and credible resource for the more than 20 million children and adults who have diabetes in the U.S. and their families. Destination Diabetes® provides information on a wide range of diabetes health and wellness topics. Articles are written or reviewed by diabetes advisors who have experience in diabetes education.