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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Complications

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

If you have diabetes, you should know the signs, symptoms, and treatments for diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition.

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Complications

Prediabetes and Male Infertility

You may know that diabetes affects male fertility, but what about prediabetes? Here's what you should know about high blood sugar and men’s sexual health.

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Nutrition

Can Eating Dairy Reduce Your Diabetes Risk?

Learn how certain dairy products — like milk, cheese, and yogurt — can affect your appetite, weight, and metabolism when you have diabetes.

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Symptoms

Little-Known Symptoms of Diabetes

Don't miss these little-known symptoms of diabetes that you shouldn't overlook.

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Risk Factors

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Cardiovascular Risk

Researchers report sulfonylurea and insulin drugs can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

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Medication

Will You Need Medication For Weight Loss If You Have Diabetes?

Doctors often prescribe medication for people with type 2 diabetes to aid with weight loss. Here’s why some people may need it and how it works.

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Treatment

How to Start Losing Weight With Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, losing even small amounts of weight can relieve symptoms. These tips can help you get started.

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Living With

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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Supplements

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk

Results of a study suggest vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, improves insulin sensitivity, lowers glucose levels, and reduces type 2 diabetes risk.

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Risk Factors

Menopause Before 45 Increases Your Risk of Diabetes

Did you go through menopause before the age of 45? Researchers think that you might be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.