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Diabetes Mellitus is included in PTM and is a serious threat to mankind globally. In a prolonged pandemic condition, the residents of Tomang village are less concerned about diabetes mellitus. Based on the description above, it encourages the community service team to carry out health education activities with the theme "Healthy Living, Controlled Blood Sugar: Diabetes Mellitus: The Dangerous Sweet One". The purpose of health education about diabetes mellitus is to provide information for residents about diabetes mellitus which is included in PTM and increase the knowledge and insight of Tomang residents, especially residents who have never received diabetes mellitus education. Community service activities which are a form of implementing the tridharma of education will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 08.00-10.00 with the topic “Healthy Living, Controlled Blood Sugar: Diabetes Mellitus: The Dangerous Sweetie” was well organized. The activity was attended by 34 participants who were in accordance with the target of diabetes mellitus education activities. The pre-test was delivered before the presentation of the counseling material aimed at assessing the participants' initial knowledge regarding diabetes mellitus and the average score achieved from all participants was 71.21. is 77.27. Based on the results of the pre-test and posttest there was an increase in the average score of 8.5% after the delivery of the material. Educational activities regarding diabetes mellitus need to be carried out in order to educate and provide public views on the need for healthy living and increase awareness to prevent diabetes mellitus.