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Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about type 1 diabetes, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Lifestyle

New Ways to Track Blood Sugar

If you have diabetes, tracking blood sugar is probably a challenge. Here's a look at where non-invasive glucose monitoring devices may be headed.

The Latest

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Medication

What If You Can’t Afford Insulin?

If you struggle with the cost of your insulin treatments, learn more about your options for managing the costs of this life-saving drug.

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Living With

Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

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Treatment

How to Protect Your Insulin in Hot Weather

Did you realize insulin can lose its potency when kept at the wrong temperature? These valuable tips can keep your insulin safe in hot weather.

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Doctor & Patient

Do You Really Have Type 2 Diabetes?

You're doing everything right and your type 2 diabetes treatment still isn’t working. If you don't actually have the condition, you could face serious complications.

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Risk Factors

Gluten During Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes

Can a gluten-free diet during pregnancy reduce your child's risk of diabetes? Find out if you should cut gluten out of your diet while you're pregnant.

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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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Type 1 Diabetes

How Thyroid Disease and Diabetes Are Linked

Thyroid disease and diabetes can go hand in hand, so it’s important to understand the connection between these two endocrine conditions.

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Living With

Diabetes Advocate Runs the Boston Marathon

Casey McNamara, a diabetes advocate, achieved her dream of running the Boston Marathon and raised nearly $24,000 for diabetes charity at the same time.

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Lifestyle

Just Say No to Sugar-Free Candy

Sugar-free chocolates and candies can be tempting when you have diabetes, but they can still affect your blood sugar — and they taste truly awful.

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Treatment

The History of Diabetes

Find out when diabetes was first identified, how treatment has changed over the years, and how we developed our modern understanding of the disease.