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Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

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Do You Really Have Type 2 Diabetes?

You're doing everything right and your type 2 diabetes treatment still isn’t working. If you don't actually have the condition, you could face serious complications.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a reception to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on March 5, 2019 in London, England.

Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

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Is Frequent Blood Sugar Testing a Waste of Time?

Despite the findings of a new study, doctors and patients say daily glucose monitoring can help certain people with type 2 diabetes. Find out if it could be right for you.

Patient disagreeing with her doctor.

When Arguing With Doctors Could Save Your Life

Doctors make mistakes. Doctors don’t always know everything. Doctors are human, too.

Diabetes patient administering an insulin injection.

Are Your Diabetes Medications Working?

Learn the symptoms and markers of a successful treatment plan — and how yours stacks up.

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Choose the Best Doctors for Your Diabetes Management

Living with diabetes, you’ll need an ophthalmologist, a dietitian, a podiatrist, a dentist, and a dermatologist too. Find out what to look for when picking your doctors.