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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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

Is the Keto Diet Right For You and Your Chronic Condition?

It’s all the rage these days, but how does it benefit your chronic condition? Well, you’d be surprised. With it’s high-fat, low-carb plan, you’re able to lose weight, lower your blood sugar levels, and decrease inflammation in joints and the gut. Sign us up!

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

The Missing Link in Treating Diabetes: Too Few Diabetologists

The number of diabetologists who specialize in diabetes management is dwindling in the U.S. and primary care physicians treat 82 percent of diabetics.

By Diane Domina

Can Drinking Milk at Breakfast Lower Your Blood Sugar All Day?

Having high-protein milk at breakfast can lower blood sugar into the afternoon, a finding that could provide benefits for managing type 2 diabetes.

By Diane Domina

Gestational Diabetes: A Letter to My Younger, Expectant Self

Thinking back, what would I tell my younger self about how to take care of myself after childbirth?

By Corinna Cornejo

Tips for Using a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor

Try these helpful tips to help you optimize your Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM), improve your ability to track and manage your bloods sugar.

By Mary Shomon

What You Need to Know About Implantable CGMs

Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) use a sensor inserted below the skin. Learn about the different implantable CGM products and how they compare.

By Mary Shomon

Medicaid Expansion Means Better Access to Diabetes Meds

In U.S. states that expanded Medicaid eligibility in low-income adults in 2014 and 2015 per the ACA, more prescriptions were written for diabetes medications.

By Diane Domina