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

    Diabetes and Nutrition

    Your diet is one of the best ways to manage diabetes by helping you control the amount of sugar that… 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,…

  • A fourteen year old Caucasian girl reads her blood sugar level by placing her cellphone next to her pump in her arm as she sits at a dining table.

    Diabetes in Kids - Signs and Causes

    Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when your child’s body doesn’t’ make or use insulin properly. There are two… know if diabetes runs in the family. Their risk for diabetes is higher if a parent or sibling has diabetes. How a diabetes in kids…

  • Healthy foods for controlling diabetes and blood sugar.

    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…

  • Middle-aged woman drinks a glass of water in the living room. Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that causes extreme thirst and increased urination. It can be treated with medication.

    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…

  • 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?…

  • A woman with diabetes pricks her finger to test her insulin level. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too much blood glucose (sugar) in the blood.

    Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too… What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too much…

  • A pregnant woman holding a urine sample

    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy in 1% to 3% of all pregnant women. It usually begins in the second… What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy. If you have diabetes, your body can’t use the sugar…

  • 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…

  • Award-Winning Music Legend Chaka Khan smiles while sitting on a couch talking about type 2 diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes

    If you or a loved one is at risk for type 2 diabetes, or has been diagnosed with this disease,… A 60-Second PSA from Chaka Khan Chaka Khan, the legendary musical artist, shares how important it is for people with type 2 diabetes to…

  • A picture of many pills laid out on a flat surface

    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…

  • doctor listens to a pregnant woman’s belly with a stethoscope

    Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes

    Diabetes can cause problems during pregnancy. Learn how to manage your diabetes to have a healthy pregnancy… When you have diabetes, you have special concerns you need to manage in order to stay healthy. When you are pregnant and have diabetes, you also are faced…

  • 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… It isn’t easy for people to hear that they have diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that cannot be cured. It must be taken care of…

  • 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…

  • close-up of mother hugging her baby daughter

    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 who have type 2 diabetes must take insulin. It helps control… When you digest food, your body changes most of the food you eat into glucose (a form of sugar). Insulin allows this glucose to enter…

  • smiling father gives son a piggy-back ride outside

    Men

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

  • gloved hands holding a ketone test strip for a urine analysis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious condition related to diabetes and fatal if not properly treated… What is diabetic ketoacidosis? Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) happens when your blood sugar is higher than normal and your insulin level is lower than normal. This imbalance in the body…

  • Insulin resistance means your body is unable to process all the insulin your body is making. It is linked to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

    Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition linked to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance means your body is unable to… What is insulin resistance? Insulin resistance is a condition linked to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance means your body is unable to respond…

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