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Managing New Diabetes Prescriptions

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis often comes with new prescriptions. Learn how to adjust your daily self-care routine to include prescription medications.

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10 Skin Conditions You Can Get With Diabetes

Diabetes can affect the whole body, including your skin. Learn about these 10 skin conditions associated with diabetes, and how you can prevent or treat them.

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Coming to Terms with Insulin Injections

Is taking insulin a mark of failure? A lot of people believe it is. Corinna Cornejo thinks otherwise.

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Aging With Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Diabetes can become harder to control as you get older, both mentally and physically. Here's how to ensure you get the best treatment possible as you age.

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Emergency Preparedness With Chronic Illness

Natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other emergencies are especially risky for people with chronic illess. Here's how to stay prepared.

Chronic Illness In a Natural Disaster

When you live with a chronic illness, a hurricane or other natural disaster can be especially challenging. Here's how to prepare yourself.