Diabetes Health Team Leading the Way: Helping You Prevent and Manage Diabetes Diabetes affects your entire body, causing irrepairable damage to your heart, eyes, kidneys, nerves and more. The good news is that we can teach you proven lifestyle skills to help prevent or significantly reduce the complications caused by this disease. Learn these skills and pass this knowledge on to your children. Diabetes affects the lives of nearly 26 million children and adults in this country and another 79 million with prediabetes. Meet Your Team Our diabetes team brings a wide range of skills together to empower you to take care of yourself and your family in ways that prevent, lower your risks, or manage diabetes. Click on each team member below to learn more about their expertise and passion for fighting diabetes.