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Meningococcal Vaccine: What Parents of Need to Know
Meningococcal Vaccine: What Parents of Need to Know

Meningococcal disease is not very common in the U.S., but teens and young adults are...Read More

October 2017

Living with Diabetes
Why Should I be Physically Active If I Have Diabetes?

When you have diabetes, physical activity is an important part of managing your...Read More

September 2017

Living with Diabetes
Living with Diabetes-Related Health Issues

As people get older, their risk for type 2 diabetes increases. In fact, in the U.S. about...Read More

August 2017

Meet Your Diabetes Care Team

No one can effectively manage diabetes alone. When you are diagnosed, you will meet a team...Read More

July 2017

What is a Diabetes Meal Plan?

People with diabetes have to take extra care to make sure that their food is balanced with insulin and oral...Read More

June 2017

Statins and Diabetes Risk
Statins and Diabetes Risk

Do you take statins to help prevent heart disease? If so, here is what you need to know about these cholesterol-lowering medications....Read More

May 2017

create a diabetes emergency kit
Create a Diabetes Emergency Kit

Just as it’s important for every family to have a disaster kit on hand, it’s important for people with diabetes to have a diabetes emergency kit....Read More

April 2017

Know Your Glucose Numbers
Know Your Glucose Numbers

Checking your blood sugar, also called blood glucose, is an important part....Read More

March 2017

Giving Yourself Insulin Injections

There are many different ways to inject insulin. Some people use a needle and syringe....Read More

Febuary 2017

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Study Looks at High Cost for Diabetes Care

A recent study confirms what many with diabetes have known all along: Diabetes care is...Read More

December 2016

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Exercising During the Holidays: You Can Do It!

If you and your family will be traveling this holiday season, plan ahead to fit in fitness....Read More

December 2016

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When Your Child is Diagnosed: Questions for Your Healthcare Team

Parents of children with diabetes often have concerns about the disease, its impact on their....Read More

November 2016

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What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Over time, high blood-glucose levels from diabetes can slowly damage tiny blood vessels on the....Read More

November 2016

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Learn About How A Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Recurring Strokes

Pioglitazone, a drug used for type 2 diabetes, may help prevent recurrent stroke and heart....Read More

October 2016

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How Often Should I See My Doctor?

People with diabetes who are treated with insulin shots generally should see their doctor at....Read More

September 2016

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Take Care of Your Feet While Managing Diabetes

People with diabetes can develop serious problems with their feet that can affect how easily they....Read More

August 2016

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Antibiotics and Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Studies have shown that people with many different bacteria in their gut get type 2 diabetes....Read More

July 2016

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How Can Diabetes Hurt My Feet?

High blood glucose from diabetes causes two problems that can hurt your feet....Read More

June 2016

exercise and blood glucose levels
Exercise and Blood-Glucose Levels

Doing physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight can help you take care of....Read More

May 2016

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Insulin Injections: Location Matters

The place on your body where you inject insulin affects your blood-glucose level.Insulin enters...Read More

May 2016

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How A Dietitian Can Help You Prevent Diabetes

With current data showing that more than 29 million Americans have diabetes and 86 million....Read More

April 2016

protecting your feet from diabetes related foot ulcers
Protecting Your Feet From Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers

Even though some foot ulcers don’t hurt, if you have diabetes every ulcer should be seen by....Read More

April 2016

Working With Your Doctor
Working With Your Doctor

Living with diabetes isn’t easy. But your doctor is there to help. Working closely with him or her....Read More

March 2016

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Understanding the Link Between Diabetes and Intetinal Microbes

The American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation have....Read More

March 2016

Treating type 2 Diabetes
Best Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

At-a-glance , Advice and Recommendations from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs....Read More

February 2016

Many Americans With Prediabetes Dont Know They are At Risk
Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Keeping type 2 diabetes from occurring in the first place is critical to reducing the problems....Read More

February 2016

What is Prediabetes
What is Prediabetes?

We’re hearing more and more about prediabetes in the news these days. What exactly is it?....Read More

January 2016

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It's Not Too Late to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know that as you get older, you have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes?....Read More

December 2015

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Dealing with Diabetes-Related Stress

Some sources of stress are never going to go away, no matter what you do.Having diabetes....Read More

December 2015

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Diabetes and Menopause

Menopause and the years leading up to it, when your body gradually produces less estrogen....Read More

November 2015

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Type 1 Diabetes Management: What Your Child Needs to Know

For both the individual child and the whole family, type 1 diabetes changes daily life.But while....Read More

November 2015

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What Is the A1C Test?

The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood....Read More

October 2015

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Healthier School Lunches for Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and school lunches will soon be on parents....Read More

October 2015

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How Much Carbohydrate is Right for You?

When you have diabetes, determining how much carbohydrate you should eat is very....Read More

September 2015

making breakfast the biggest meal may help control glucose all day
Making Breakfast the Biggest Meal May Help Control Glucose All Day

Research has shown that glucose levels rise in response to food differently at certain times of the....Read More

September 2015

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Better Manage Your Diabetes with Physical Activity and Maintaining A Healthy Weight

Physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight can help you manage your diabetes and....Read More

August 2015

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What’s the Diabetes-Sugar Connection?

Myth: Eating too much sugar causes....Read More

August 2015

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Researchers Look at Erectile-Dysfunction Drug for Help in Treating Diabetic Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes.It can cause painful,potentially....Read More

July 2015

Alcohol and Diabetes - Is It Safe
Alcohol and Diabetes: Is It Safe?

Should alcohol should be off limits with diabetes? Most people with diabetes can have a moderate....Read More

June 2015

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Low Testosterone: What You Should Know

Low testosterone is a common condition that often goes undiagnosed because its symptoms are....Read More

June 2015

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Exercising With Diabetes

Why is physical activity so important when you are living with diabetes?The health benefits....Read More

May 2015

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Simply Eating More Fiber Could Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

New research suggests that simply eating more fiber could improve weight loss , thereby....Read More

May 2015

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Bringing Diabetes Supplies When Flying

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration specifically states that diabetes-related....Read More

April 2015

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Diabetes and Prenatal Care

The blood glucose checks you do at home are a key part of taking good care of yourself....Read More

April 2015

sugar consumption and diabetes
Sugar Consumption and Diabetes: What’s the Connection?

Some people assume that diabetes is caused by eating too much sugar.The answer is not so....Read More

March, 2015

how can diabetes affect my gynecological health
How Can Diabetes Affect My Gynecological Health?

Hormone changes before and during a woman’s menstrual period can make her....Read More

March, 2015

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FDA Approves Inhalable Form of Insulin

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an inhalable diabetes medication to....Read More

March 2015

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Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Taking a Toll on U.S. Economy

The economic burden of diabetes in America continues to climb, exceeding more than $322....Read More

February, 2015

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Poor Circulation and Your Feet

Poor circulation (blood flow) can make your feet less able to fight infection and to heal....Read More

February, 2015

new technology may help save eyesight damaged by diabetic retinopathy
New Technology May Help Save Eyesight Damaged by Diabetic Retinopathy

Abnormal blood-vessel growth in the eyes, known as diabetic retinopathy, is a leading....Read More

January, 2015

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Predict the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for the Following Three Years

Blood-glucose levels measured in hospitalized adults during acute illness can be used to....Read More

January, 2015

diabetes and your heart
Diabetes and Your Heart

Too much glucose in the blood for a long time can cause diabetes-related health....Read More

December, 2014

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Your Diabetes Care Team

Taking care of diabetes is a team effort between you and your healthcare team — doctor....Read More

December, 2014

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Diabetes and Your Dental Health

If you have diabetes, you’ll want to plan ahead before any major dental work.Talk with your....Read More

November, 2014

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Diabetes, Delivery and Breastfeeding

If you have diabetes and are pregnant, you may have questions about how diabetes will affect....Read More

November, 2014

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Help Kids with Diabetes Enjoy Halloween

Jerry Seinfeld said that when he was a kid, Halloween was about three things: Get candy. Get....Read More

October, 2014

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Spot That Sugar!

The sugars on a product’s "Nutrition Facts" panel include both naturally occurring and....Read More

October, 2014

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How Diabetes Affects People at Every State of Life

Diabetes affects people at every stage of life.Living well with diabetes can be challenging, but....Read More

September, 2014