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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.

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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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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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Type 2 Diabetes and Mental Health Before Age 40

You may think that type 2 diabetes only affects older people. But more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before the age 40.

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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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Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

If you struggle to manage your diabetes during the holidays, here's how learning to say ‘no’ can help you prevent stress and blood sugar spikes.

Stacey Harris at home in her kitchen.

Diabetic Pastry Chef Shares Her Dessert Tips

In this Q&A with The Diabetic Pastry Chef, learn how Stacey Harris cooks — and eats — desserts all day while still managing her condition.

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Every Season Is a New Beginning

The change of seasons can disrupt your diabetes routine, but it can also be a chance to stop, reflect, and start over with courage to face the road ahead.

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Adjusting 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.

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Can You Reverse Diabetes With Weight Loss?

Significant weight loss may have the power to reverse diabetes altogether, according to this study.