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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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Complications

9 Tips to Prevent Eye Problems When You Have Diabetes

Prevent diabetic eye disease (or keep it from getting worse) with these sight-saving strategies.

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Kitchen Must-Haves for People With Diabetes

Stock your kitchen with these staples to make life with diabetes easier, healthier, and tastier.

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Living With

Your Holistic Diabetes Comfort Kit

These natural remedies can complement your care and be the wellness boost you need for mind, body and soul.

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Complications

Little Treats for Happier Diabetic Feet

Diabetes can do a number on your feet—but these patient-approved products will pamper, soothe, and heal.

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Nutrition

Super Snacks for Hypoglycemia

Need a quick blood-sugar boost? Stock up on these snacks and stash them everywhere!

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Complications

Can You Cure Diabetic Retinopathy?

Get answers to this and all your other questions about how to best protect your eyesight when you have diabetes.

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Living With

Here Come the Sunnies: The Best Shades for People With Diabetes

Protect your sight with a few simple buying tips before you shop!

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Nutrition

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Your Diabetes?

If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, intermittent fasting could potentially improve, or even reverse, your condition.

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Risk Factors

Heart Disease Prevention With Diabetes

Diabetes can increase your risk of heart disease. Learn about the links between diabetes and cardiovascular health, and get tips on how to reduce your risk.

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Medication

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Insulin

When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.