Diabetes - Prevention

Diabetes in Normal Weight Adults

Normal weight people can have or be at increased risk for diabetes and other health problems. Are you one of them?

Worst Foods for People With Diabetes

Make sure you’re not sabotaging your efforts at managing your diabetes—avoid these unhealthy foods.

What is Prediabetes?

Prediabetes is a serious—and unfortunately common—condition that puts individuals at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Find out if you are prediabetic, and learn how to reverse the condition.

Diabetes and the Mediterranean Diet

Why this popular diet may help prevent diabetes and help those who already have the disease control their symptoms.

Type 2 Diabetes: Getting Over the Guilt of Your Diagnosis

How to deal with a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, plus five lifestyle changes to slow or prevent the disease.

Diabetes and Gangrene: What You Need to Know

People who have diabetes are at much greater risk for gangrene. Learn the causes, symptoms, and prevention.

No Break From Diabetes: How To Stay Motivated When The Going Gets Tough

Diabetes doesn't take a break. And when you're living with diabetes, neither can you. Learn about the mindset you need to stay motivated.

A Simple Guide to Carb Counting for People With Diabetes

Keeping track of carbohydrate intake is essential for those of us with diabetes: Because carbs break down into glucose, they have a big impact on blood sugar levels. And thanks to today's technology, tracking carb intake has never been easier.

New Diabetes Breakthrough: Monitor Blood Sugar Without a Needle

A needle-free approach to monitoring blood glucose levels is currently undergoing research and will soon face clinical trials.

5 Ways to Prevent Blood Sugar Spikes

That rise in blood sugar after a meal? It's normal even in healthy individuals. But if you have diabetes, that rise can be dangerous. Here’s how to manage post-prandial spikes and the dips that follow.

Juicing vs. Eating Raw: What's Better for Diabetes Management?

Some say juicing is an effective way of warding off chronic diseases. Others say eating whole foods is the better route to go. Who's right?

Combat Diabetes-Related Fatigue

Chronic and persistent fatigue is a common complaint among those living with diabetes. Thankfully, you can feel more energetic and get more out of life by following these tips.

7 Health-Food Impostors

These seven edibles only seem healthy. Here's a list of smarter choices.

A Sweet Way To Lower Your Type 2 Risk

While apples, blueberries, and grapes can help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, fruit juice just may increase your chances of developing the disease. Here's why.

Cinnamon's Effect on Diabetes

Find out why cinnamon may play a positive role in the management of blood sugar levels.

What Type of Body Fat Is Most Dangerous?

More than one third of adults and nearly one in five children are obese. However, not all fat is created equal.

Diabetes-Fighting Dogs: A New Breed of Help

There's a new aid for people with diabetes, and it comes on four legs.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes

Is diabetes hereditary? What's the role of insulin? Get answers to these concerns and more.

The Benefits of Barley

Learn why this nutritious, heart-healthy grain should be part of your daily diet.

Thick Blood: What Are the Risks?

People with thicker (more viscous) blood have a higher chance of heart problems and even type 2 diabetes. Learn more about the connection.

Is Type 1 Diabetes in Your Family?

New screening techniques help identify siblings and other family members at risk for developing type 1 diabetes.

Roadblock to Pregnancy: PCOS and Diabetes

If you've got diabetes, you may also have a condition that's keeping you from getting pregnant. Here's what you need to know.

Pre-eclampsia and Diabetes: Know the Risks

This serious medical condition not only jeopardizes the health of a pregnant mom and her unborn baby; it can increase the mother’s risk of another condition later in life.

Low Testosterone, High Risk of Diabetes?

Learn more about how low testosterone can raise the risk of diabetes in men.

The Buzz About Coffee Bean Extract and Weight Loss

New studies explore how coffee may help people lose weight and even reduce their risk of diabetes.

Reduced Stress, Reduced Diabetes Risk?

Taking steps to lower your stress levels may cut your chances of developing diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes: Should You Test Your Kids?

Learn the benefits of determining heightened risk for diabetes in young people, and one way to get screened.

What's Your Diabetes IQ?

Take a crack at these seven questions to see how much you know about type 2 diabetes.

Walnuts and Diabetes: What's the Connection?

Snacking on walnuts may help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Here's the scoop on these nutritious edibles and how to sneak more of them into your diet.

Got Aspartame? Milk May Soon Include Sweeteners

The dairy industry wants to add aspartame (a sugar substitute) to milk so that kids will drink more of the calcium-rich beverage. But can milk that's artificially sweetened still be called milk? Learn more about the current dairy debate.
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