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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too… doctor to know if diabetes runs in your family. Your risk for diabetes is higher if your mother, father, or sibling has diabetes. Tell your…

  • Senior couple exercising in the park

    Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise can help people who have diabetes. It can help control your weight, lower your blood sugar level, and reduce… to exercise? Am I taking any medication that would interfere with exercise? How does exercise affect my blood glucose? How does exercise affect my diabetes?…

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    Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People with diabetes are more likely to have heart disease, but there are steps you can take to lower the… People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. When you have diabetes, your blood sugar level is often much higher than it should be. Too…

  • A glucose meter propped up among a tabletop of fruit and vegetables

    Diabetes and Nutrition

    What you eat is closely connected to the amount of sugar in your blood. The right food choices will help… you don’t manage your diabetes, you are putting yourself at risk for many other health problems. The best way to manage diabetes is through diet,…

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    Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that causes extreme thirst and increased urination. There is no cure, but it can… What is diabetes insipidus? Despite the name, diabetes insipidus is not related to type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder. It occurs…

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    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy usually during the second trimester. It affects 1% to… What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy. If you have diabetes, your body isn’t able to…

  • Living With Diabetes: How a CGM Can Help

    Dr. Cate Buley

    Using a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) can help some patients who have diabetes keep their blood glucose level from… Health care innovations allow patients living with chronic diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure to monitor their condition. This helps them reach out…

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    Oral Medicines for Diabetes

    Oral diabetes medicines are medicines that you take by mouth to help control your blood sugar level… Oral diabetes medicines are medicines that you take by mouth to help control your blood sugar level. They are designed to help people whose bodies still produce some…

  • Two family members in the kitchen cooking a meal with lots of vegetables

    Helping a Family Member Who Has Diabetes

    It’s not easy for someone to hear that they have diabetes, but you can support your loved one by being… sugar. What should I do? How important is diet for someone who has diabetes? Can my family member eat some sugar now that he or…

  • Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Level

    If you have diabetes, it’s important to monitor your blood sugar throughout the day. There are 3 tools that can… If you have diabetes, it’s important to monitor your blood sugar at different times of the day and throughout the year. There are 3 tools that can help…

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    Women

    Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more… …

  • A woman injecting insulin into her stomach at home

    Insulin Therapy

    All people who have type 1 diabetes and some people who have type 2 diabetes need to take insulin to… in your cells can lead to serious health problems. Why do I need to take insulin? All people who have type 1 diabetes and some…

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    Men

    Men's health concerns, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart failure, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more… …

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    Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious condition related to diabetes and fatal if not properly treated… DKA mainly affects people who have type 1 diabetes. But it can also happen with other types of diabetes, including type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy). Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis DKA…

  • Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition that can lead to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes and prescription… people have insulin resistance? Will insulin resistance make it harder for me to lose weight? Resources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Diabetes: Insulin Resistance…

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    Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects people who have diabetes. This condition can cause blurry vision and progressive… If it’s not treated, retinopathy can cause blindness. It is important to note that retinopathy can occur even in well-controlled diabetes. You should be evaluated for…

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    Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that happens in people who have diabetes… increased numbness, sores, or ingrown toenails, tell your doctor right away. Questions to ask your doctor I haven’t been diagnosed with diabetes, but my feet are numb and sometimes tingle…

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    Prediabetes

    Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes… Ask Your Doctor If I have prediabetes, will I get diabetes? What is the best step I can take to avoid getting diabetes? My father has…

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