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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Diabetes in History

Learn about the origins of diabetes in history and how treatment has developed over the years and changed our modern understanding of the disease.

By Eileen Bailey

Delicious Keto Recipes for Diabetes

If you’re trying to cut down on your carb intake for blood sugar control, you may want to consider giving the keto diet a try. You won’t have to skimp on delicious meals — just try these recipes to see!

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Avoiding 'Step Reduction' and Diabetes Risks

Just two weeks of inactivity increases risks associated with diabetes. Learn how to avoid step reduction and increase your daily activities.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Why Taking Sulfonylurea Drugs Could Be a Problem

Sulfonylurea drugs are dangerous for people who have latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA). Learn about these medications and how they affect type 2 diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

Hypoglycemia: 10 Signs of Low Blood Sugar

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, has several common causes in people with diabetes. Learn about these signs to prevent dangerous complications.

By Mary Shomon

What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

Older insulins are a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Lisa Fields

7 Things You Don't Know About Diabetes Unless You Live With It

Diabetes is not always how the media portrays it. Here are 7 truths about diabetes you would never know unless you live with it.

By Ginger Vieira

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.

By Corinna Cornejo

Skin Conditions Associated With Diabetes

Diabetes can affect the whole body, including your skin. Find out about 10 skin conditions that are associated with diabetes and how to treat them.

By Eileen Bailey