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  • Prediabetes

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

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly.

  • Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes

    Diabetes can cause problems during pregnancy. Learn how to manage your diabetes to have a healthy pregnancy.

  • 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

    There are 2 blood tests that can help you manage diabetes. One of these tests is called an A1C test…

  • Insulin Therapy

    The goal of taking insulin is to keep your blood sugar level in a normal range as much as possible…

  • Metabolic Syndrome

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

  • Diabetes and Nutrition

    Learn how to eat right when you have diabetes.

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. Blood sugar that is too high can damage many…

  • Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise can make a real difference for people who have diabetes. Exercise can help control your weight and lower your…

  • Helping a Family Member Who Has Diabetes

    You can support your family member who has diabetes by being sympathetic, learning all you can about the disease, and…

  • Routine Tests During Pregnancy

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

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

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

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that happens to people who have diabetes. It makes it difficult for…

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

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

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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

  • Diabetes Insipidus

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

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on the tongue and mouth. It is caused by a fungus. Newborns, children,…

  • Amputation

    Amputation is the removal of a body part through surgery. Learn common causes and treatments of amputation, as well as…

  • Insulin Resistance

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