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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…

  • Insulin Therapy

    All people who have type 1 diabetes and some people who have type 2 diabetes need to take insulin to…

  • Diabetes and Nutrition

    What you eat is closely connected to the amount of sugar in your blood. The right food choices will help…

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on your tongue and the lining of your mouth.

  • Oral Medicines for Diabetes

    Oral diabetes medicines are medicines that you take by mouth to help control your blood sugar level.

  • Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Level

    People who have diabetes need to monitor their blood sugar regularly to make sure it isn’t too high or too…

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Metabolic syndrome is the term used to describe a set of risk factors for heart disease. These include high blood…

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that happens in people who have diabetes.

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a medical condition resulting from damaged stomach nerves and muscles. It prevents your stomach from emptying properly.

  • 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…

  • Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise carries additional risk for people with diabetes, but the associated benefits far outweigh the potential negatives.

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. That’s because their blood sugar level is often higher…

  • Routine Tests During Pregnancy

    Routine tests during pregnancy help monitor the health of you and your baby.

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) happens when your blood sugar is high and your insulin level is low. This imbalance in the…

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects people who have diabetes. This condition can cause blurry vision and progressive…

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or doesn’t use…

  • Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition that can lead to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes and prescription…

  • Prediabetes

    Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes.

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    High levels of sugar in the blood can damage tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. This can cause kidney disease,…