Diabetes - 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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes

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

Early Warning Signs of Diabetes

The last decade has seen a 40 percent spike in the number of people living with diabetes; yet many diabetics still go undiagnosed. Here are some key signs of this serious, yet manageable, condition.

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.

Gestational Diabetes: What It Means for Mom and Baby

An increasing number of women are developing this complication of pregnancy that delivers some serious health consequences. Here's what you need to know about gestational diabetes.

Hypoglycemia: Symptoms and Treatments

This condition occurs when blood sugar (glucose) drops too low. Learn more about key signs and important actions to take.

The Toll Diabetes Can Take on Women

Are you a woman living with diabetes? Take these precautions to help protect yourself from heart disease, kidney problems, and other serious complications.

Which Type of Insulin Should You Take?

Deciding what type of insulin might be best for you will depend on many factors, including your age, your lifestyle habits, and your body's individualized response to the hormone.

How Blood Sugar Affects Your Mood

Don't let your blood sugar swings result in mood swings. Use these preventative tips to keep an even keel.

Don't Let Diabetes Complicate Your Love Life

Issues such as decreased sexual desire can often accompany diabetes. But it doesn't have to be that way. Read on for a list of causes and solutions.

Insulin Resistance: Symptoms and Solutions

This common condition is often a precursor to diabetes.

The Sepsis Epidemic

An estimated 750,000 Americans get sepsis each year and 28 and 50 percent will die from the infection. Who's at risk for sepsis, and what can be done to prevent it?

Are You at Risk of Going Blind?

More people are experiencing serious vision problems and even blindness. Learn the risks and what you can do.

Is This Where Diabetic Neuropathy Starts?

This painful, chronic condition affects nearly 50 percent of individuals with diabetes. What does new research show?

Treat 5 Diabetes-Related Skin Problems

Recognize the most common skin conditions associated with diabetes.

5 Symptoms Men Ignore

Men can prevent health risks by paying attention to changes in their body and seeing their doctor when something isn't right.

A Guide to Type 2 Diabetes

About 90 percent of the more than 25 million U.S. children and adults affected by diabetes have type 2 diabetes. Find out more about this growing epidemic, from risk factors to treatment options.

A Year of Living Less Dangerously

Keeping up with all your health screenings may seem daunting, but this list can get you started on a year of healthy living.

Diabetes and Driving: Questions Answered

Assessing a diabetic's ability to drive should be tied to evidence of risk and not a diabetes diagnosis alone, says the American Diabetes Association. Yet there are still proper precautions all diabetics should take in order to stay safe on the road.

Diabetes and Menopause: A Combo Challenge

If you’re a diabetic who’s going through menopause, you’re up against some unique challenges. Find out what steps you can take to stay on top of your health.

The Link Between Nerve Damage and ED

Nerve damage doesn't only affect the legs, fingers, and the toes. It can also result in erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence. Read on to find out how you can prevent ED from affecting you.

Living with Dumping Syndrome

If you've had surgery to remove part of your stomach or had gastric bypass surgery to help you lose weight, you may be susceptible to this condition.

Are You Allergic to Insulin or Insulin Resistant?

The terms are so similar that it's easy to confuse being allergic to insulin with insulin resistance.

How to Spot and Treat a Low Blood Sugar Reaction

Here are the signs of hypoglycemia that your close family, friends, and coworkers should learn to recognize and how they should react and respond.
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