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What Is Diabetes?

To understand diabetes, you have to know how your body uses glucose and how it is regulated by insulin.

Blood test to determine level of A1c for diabetes.

An A1C of 8.7 Is Of Concern

My hemoglobin A1c is 8.7 and serum glucose is 126; my doctor said it’s not serious. Should I be concerned?

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10 Things You Should Do After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

How do you move forward through the emotional upheaval of a diabetes diagnosis and the steep learning curve of treatments and technology?

Mother holder toddler during a physical exam by doctor with stethoscope.

Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis for Infants and Toddlers

Most people know the general symptoms of type 1 diabetes but they might not know what signs to look for in infants and toddlers.

Woman checking her glucose levels.

Is 108 A High Fasting Glucose Level?

My fasting glucose is always between 100-108. I thought anything under 110 was fine, but I just wanted to make sure?