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Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about the different types of diabetes, including type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.

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Lifestyle

Your Complete Guide to Diabetes Self-care

Ready to feel even more amazing? Follow these simple strategies that can help you soothe your body, mind, and spirit when you're living with diabetes.

The Latest

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Self Care

Diabetes Infographics Worth Sharing

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people with diabetes (and the people who love them!). Get tips on everything from cooking tools to quick sugar-boosting snacks.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Your Emotional Health

Life with diabetes is more than just managing your condition — it often requires a complete lifestyle overhaul.

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Treatment

Diabetes Drugs and Your Gut Microbiome

Ever wonder why some diabetes drugs work for you but not your friends and family? Researchers say the bacteria in your gut may be the culprit.

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Risk Factors

Maternal Diabetes Raises Autism Risk

Mothers with diabetes have an increased risk of having a child with autism. Find out how you can reduce the risk by aggressively managing your blood sugar.

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Risk Factors

Diabetes and Heart Risk Assessment

If you have diabetes, you might be at a higher risk for heart disease. Take this assessment to learn more about how to prevent heart complications.

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Living With

Is a Guide Dog Right for You?

If you've lost your vision due to a condition like diabetic retinopathy, one of these highly trained service animals can give you a new level of independence.

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Living With

Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes can affect every part of the eye. Know the risks and how to protect your sight.

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Living With

Watch Out! Home Hazards for People With Diabetes

Diabetes complications like neuropathy and vision loss can increase your chance of falling. We show you how to stay safe.

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Complications

9 Tips to Prevent Eye Problems When You Have Diabetes

Prevent diabetic eye disease (or keep it from getting worse) with these sight-saving strategies.

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Kitchen Must-Haves for People With Diabetes

Stock your kitchen with these staples to make life with diabetes easier, healthier, and tastier.

Meet the Experts

Mary Shomon
Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Ginger Vieira
Patient Expert

Ginger Vieira is an author who has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.