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4 Ways to Cut the Cost of Diabetes Care

Diabetes medications and supplies are expensive, but these tips can help you save.

Health Hero Jeanie Seashore Doesn't Let Diabetes Slow Her Down

Jeanie Seashore was 38 years old when she learned she had diabetes. But this avid hiker took steps to manage the condition—and now she treks on to new adventures.

How to Make Any Meal Diabetes-Friendly

Four guidelines for improving any meal, plus some healthy updates on favorite foods.

How to Handle a Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes

5 tips for the newly diagnosed.

The World's Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patient

In 2015, a 3-year-old became the youngest known case of type 2 diabetes. Here's why more kids might be at risk.

How a Few Days of Overeating Can Damage Your Body

A study shows how one week of overeating is enough to put the human body into a pre-diabetic state.

The Diabetes Pandemic

With 387 million cases and counting, diabetes is putting a major strain on the world economy.

Sex and Type 2 Diabetes

Why diabetes patients often suffer in the bedroom—and what can be done about it.

The Food to Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Can this fridge staple help prevent a common—and potentially devastating—condition?

Diabetes-Friendly Movie Snacks

You don t have to go treat-less while others indulge at the movies just follow these tips (and try these eight tasty options)!

Are Older Adults Being Over-treated For Diabetes?

Tight blood sugar control has long been a main focus of Type 2 Diabetes treatment, but for some patients, it may be doing more harm than good.

The Diabetes Reset: An Interview With Diabetes Expert George L. King, MD

A leading diabetes researcher outlines eight simple, specific lifestyle steps you can take to prevent, control or possibly even reverse type 2 diabetes.

Urinary Tract Problems in People with Diabetes

Diabetes patient? Keep an eye out for these infections and be aware of the possible complications.

Intermittent Fasting and Artificial Sweeteners: The Latest Diabetes Research

What the findings mean for you.

Midlife Diabetes and Cognitive Decline

If you have diabetes, prepare to protect your brain.

Fenofibrate for Diabetes?

Can this cholesterol-lowering drug help fight diabetes?

7 Ways to Keep Diabetes in Check This Thanksgiving

Expert advice for healthy holiday eating.

The 6 Worst "Healthy" Foods for People With Diabetes

These common and so-called healthy foods can be a problem.

Learning from the Patients: An Interview with Diabetes Expert George L. King, MD

Tips and insights from the Joslin Diabetes Center.

Could Shift Work Hurt Your Health?

Shift works boosts employees risk of type 2 diabetes. Here s what you can do about it.

Interval Training for Diabetes Patients

Is this form of exercise for you?

Tests for Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes

Diagnosing and managing diabetes involves lots of tests. Learn more about how your condition will be assessed.

Has Your Type 2 Diabetes Been Misdiagnosed?

Could it Be LADA?

Best Emergency Snacks for People With Diabetes

Halt blood sugar emergencies with these options.

Healthy Routines for Diabetes Patients: Tips for Day-to-Day Living

Keep on top of your diabetes with these healthy habits.

What Is LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)?

This little-known form of diabetes shares features with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes: Are You at Risk?

Do you have any of these important risk factors for diabetes? Find out now.

Tap Into These 7 Handy Diabetes Apps

Use these apps to help you stay on top of your diabetes.

Diabetes Survival Kit: 5 Essential Rules

Do you have a plan for dealing with your diabetes in an emergency? These five tips will help you weather any storm.

The Stages of Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition. From prediabetes to diabetes with complications, here s what can happen at each stage of the disease.