Is 81 mg/dL A Normal Blood Sugar Level?

I woke up this morning with a massive headache. After 3 cups of coffee, I still had the headache. I just checked my blood sugar, and it was 81. Is this normal?

By Ask HealthCentral

Can A Diabetes Diagnosis Offer Benefits to Others?

A diabetes diagnosis in one person may help spur behavior changes in a partner. Learn how families and friends can make healthy lifestyle changes together.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Your Hypothyroidism Can Lead You To Develop Diabetes

The underlying side effects of hypothyroidism — including weight gain, elevated blood sugar, and other hormonally-related issues — contribute to your increased risk of insulin resistance, which is a crucial marker for the risk of type 2 diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Are you one of the millions of people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the future? Learn about the common signs and symptoms that increase your risk.

By Mary Shomon

Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes: Differences and Similarities

Despite having very similar symptoms and medical risks, the two primary types of diabetes are actually very different when you look closely at what’s going on inside the body.

By Ginger Vieira

Type 2 Diabetes? It May Be LADA!

Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) – also referred to as type 1.5 diabetes – is often mistaken for type 2 diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

Tracking HbA1C: Why So Many Are 'Doing It'

With the incidence of diabetes continuing to rise, more Americans are tracking their own levels.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Evolving Subtypes of Diabetes

Diabetes research is finding that there are hybrids of type 1 and type 2 as well as different subtypes of the disease.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Thyroid Disease and Diabetes

Know the symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors for this condition-combo.

By Mary Shomon

What It’s Like to Live With Lupus and Diabetes

What do you do when the treatment for one disease leads to the development of another one?

By Gerri Miller