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Egg and avocado are biotin-rich foods.

Biotin: What Is It, and How Much Is Optimal?

Biotin can help with diabetes and multiple sclerosis, but it can also interfere with medications for hypothyroidism. Here’s what you need to know.

Prebiotic-containing foods inside a medicine capsule.

Can Probiotics and Prebiotics Help Diabetes?

You probably already know how eating carbohydrates affects type 2 diabetes, but how much do you know about prebiotics, probiotics, and your gut bacteria health?

Salad with meat and berries on a low-carb diet.

7 Reasons You Should Consider Eating Low Carb

Low-carb diets have helped many overweight people slim down. But going low-carb can also help control diabetes and reduce blood pressure.

Peaches in oatmeal.

The Most Bizarre Diabetes Cures and Remedies

People have been promoting all sorts of "cures" for diabetes since ancient times. Take a look at some of the most bizarre diabetes remedies of all time.

Stacey Harris at home in her kitchen.

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.

Medical risk.

Read This Before Quitting Your Diabetes Meds

Most patients with type 2 diabetes stop taking their medications within a year. Learn why this is risky, and ways you can reduce your need for them safely.

Wall of hard candy

Just Say No to Sugar-Free Candy

Sugar-free chocolates and candies can be tempting when you have diabetes, but they can still affect your blood sugar — and they taste truly awful.

Ketogenic diet graph of foods.

Delicious Keto Recipes for Diabetes

If you’re cutting down on your carb intake for blood sugar control, try these delicious diabetes friendly keto recipies.

The word "KETO" spelled out with ketogenic diet foods.

Is Keto Right For Your Chronic Illness?

It’s all the rage these days, but how does the high-fat, low-carb keto diet benefit your chronic condition? You might be surprised.

Gut bacteria, microbiome, magnified through magnifying glass.

Diabetes Diets and Gut Bacteria

Learn how to build a personalized diet for diabetes that can help manage blood sugar levels by promoting healthy gut bacteria.