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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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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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Early Type 1 Diabetes Shortens Life Expectancy

While it’s well-known that type 1 diabetes reduces life expectancy, a study provides more information about age of diabetes onset and lifespan.

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Preparing for Pregnancy With Type 1 Diabetes

Getting pregnant with type 1 diabetes is less risky than it used to be, but it still presents some challenges. Here’s what you should know.

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What Is Diabetes?

To understand diabetes, you have to know how your body uses glucose and how it is regulated by insulin.