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Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about the different types of diabetes, including type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.

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Lifestyle

Your Complete Guide to Diabetes Self-care

Ready to feel even more amazing? Follow these simple strategies that can help you soothe your body, mind, and spirit when you're living with diabetes.

The Latest

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Complications

Why People With Diabetes Should Get Their Eyes Checked

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in America. Learn about diabetes-related eye conditions and how often you should get your eyes checked.

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Nutrition

Diabetes and Gut Bacteria: Personalizing Your Diet

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

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Recipe/Cooking

Low-Carb Diet Recipes for Diabetes

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

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Prevention

Gestational Diabetes: 5 Life-Saving Tips for You and Your Baby-to-Be

Untreated diabetes during pregnancy can have serious repercussions. Our doctor-approved plan will help you spot the signs and take action to stay safe.

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Obesity

Kids Drinking Fewer Sugary Drinks—But We Still Have a Ways to Go

These days, more and more kids are guzzling healthier milk and water over soda pop and juice, and we couldn't be more proud.

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Risk Factors

Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy and Diabetes

Breast cancer survivors who receive hormone therapy may have a higher risk of diabetes. These tips can help you limit excessive weight gain after treatment.

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Self Care

Diabetes Infographics Worth Sharing

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people with diabetes (and the people who love them!). Get tips on everything from cooking tools to quick sugar-boosting snacks.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Your Emotional Health

Life with diabetes is more than just managing your condition — it often requires a complete lifestyle overhaul.

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Treatment

Diabetes Drugs and Your Gut Microbiome

Ever wonder why some diabetes drugs work for you but not your friends and family? Researchers say the bacteria in your gut may be the culprit.

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Risk Factors

Maternal Diabetes Raises Autism Risk

Mothers with diabetes have an increased risk of having a child with autism. Find out how you can reduce the risk by aggressively managing your blood sugar.

Meet the Experts

Mary Shomon
Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Ginger Vieira
Patient Expert

Ginger Vieira is an author who has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.