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How I Adjusted to Dietary Changes with Diabetes

It was hard to change my lifelong eating habits after my type 2 diagnosis. Here are three things I struggle with, and how I get back on track after a slip-up.

By Phyllisa Deroze

Avoiding 'Step Reduction' and Diabetes Risks

Just two weeks of inactivity increases risks associated with diabetes. Learn how to avoid step reduction and increase your daily activities.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Get a National Park Access Pass When You Have Diabetes

People with disabilities, like diabetes, can get a National Park Access Pass, which allows them to visit many parks at no cost. Learn how to get yours.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Best Blogs About Living with Type 2 Diabetes

These top blogs about Type 2 diabetes cover everything from food to advocacy. Read more from the experts who are living with and treating diabetes.

By Eileen Bailey

7 Reasons to Use a Health Coach When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Health coaches can’t replace your doctors, but they can help you get control over habits and behaviors that may be hurting your health.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

4 Trick-or-Treating Tips for Kids With Diabetes

Halloween, with its focus on candy, can be hard for a child with type 2 diabetes. These strategies will let your child have fun while staying healthy.

By Cindy Uken

How Exercise Helps Control Diabetes

Research shows that a combination of regular exercise and modest weight loss can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes—yet most people with the condition don’t exercise enough.

By Tim Gower

Diabetes Diet: Pepper, Tomato, and Artichoke Salad

Fresh ingredients such as tomatoes and red peppers provide vital nutrients in a tasty spring salad endorsed by the American Diabetes Association.

By Amy Riolo

Diabetes Diet: Blood Orange Salad

Blood oranges are lovely to look at, delicious, and pack a healthy dose of soluble fiber and vitamin C. Here’s a tasty way to add them to your meal plan.

By Amy Riolo

Diabetes Diet: Beet, Quinoa, and Arugula Salad

Peppery arugula adds a perfect balance to the sweet beets in this salad, and nutty quinoa provides a protein boost.

By Amy Riolo