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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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.

By Mary Shomon

Little-Known Symptoms of Diabetes

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

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Lisa Fields

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.

By Lisa Fields

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.

By Corinna Cornejo

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.

By Diane Domina

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.

By Mary Shomon

Could Your Type 2 Diabetes Be Misdiagnosed?

If you've been diagnosed of type 2 diabetes, read this. Many people are being diagnosed with the wrong type of diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

How 2018's Top Food Trends Affect Your Health

Kale and kombucha were top food trends in 2017. Learn what’s up for 2018, and how the latest food fads can help if you have a chronic illness.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.