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Tips For Foot Health With Diabetes

Even minor foot problems, such as cuts or sores, can lead to serious complications when you have diabetes. Follow these tips to keep your feet healthy.

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Preparing for Pregnancy With Type 1 Diabetes

Getting pregnant with type 1 diabetes is less risky than it used to be, but it still presents some challenges. Here’s what you should know.

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Understanding Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes, and many people with diabetes don't even know they have it. Learn how you can protect yourself.

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What Do Your Feet Say About Your Health?

Believe it or not, your feet are a good barometer of your overall health. Learn how your feet can offer early warning signs for bigger health issues.

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10 Tips to Improve Your A1C Level

If you're trying to improve your A1C level, focus on these 10 specific areas, including nutrition and strategic blood sugar testing, to reach your goals.

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What's the Link Between Sleep and Diabetes?

Poor sleep not only increases your type 2 diabetes risk, but also having type 2 diabetes can contribute to your sleep problems. Here's what you can do about it.

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Pregnancy and Diabetes: What to Know

If you're a woman with type 1 diabetes, believe it or not, your body will likely begin producing insulin again during pregnancy.

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How Much Coffee Is Safe to Drink?

Drinking coffee can lead to complications if you have one of these conditions. Learn the ideal amount of coffee you should drink for your health.

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How Alcoholism Led to a Diabetes Diagnosis

Chronic alcohol use is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Here's the story of James Cato Ferguson, whose heavy drinking caused his diabetes.

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How Depression and Anxiety Can Harm Diabetes Patients

Depression and anxiety are more common in people with type 2 diabetes. Those conditions, which tend to coexist, increase heart disease risk.