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Girl, Get Out of Your Head

It’s like *Girl, Wash Your Face*, but applies so easily to women with chronic illness. So, basically, it’s a page-turner, and your new mantra.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Mental Health Before Age 40

You may think that type 2 diabetes only affects older people. But more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before the age 40.

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How Is This My Fault?

When you live with what is referred to as a 'lifestyle disease' like type 2 diabetes, people often wonder if your condition is somehow your fault.

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How Thyroid Disease and Diabetes Are Linked

Thyroid disease and diabetes can go hand in hand, so it’s important to understand the connection between these two endocrine conditions.

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Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

If you struggle to manage your diabetes during the holidays, here's how learning to say ‘no’ can help you prevent stress and blood sugar spikes.

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Diabetic Pastry Chef Shares Her Dessert Tips

In this Q&A with The Diabetic Pastry Chef, learn how Stacey Harris cooks — and eats — desserts all day while still managing her condition.

Casey McNamara running in the Boston Marathon.

Diabetes Advocate Runs the Boston Marathon

Casey McNamara, a diabetes advocate, achieved her dream of running the Boston Marathon and raised nearly $24,000 for diabetes charity at the same time.

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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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How to Prepare for an Emergency With Diabetes

An emergency or natural disaster can throw your diabetes management off track. Here's how to mentally prepare yourself to keep your condition under control.

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Every Season Is a New Beginning

The change of seasons can disrupt your diabetes routine, but it can also be a chance to stop, reflect, and start over with courage to face the road ahead.