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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

4 Things to Consider When Disclosing Diabetes at Work

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, new to the job, or starting a new treatment, you may want to think about disclosing your diabetes in your workplace.

By Corinna Cornejo

Is Your Neighborhood 'Diabetes-Friendly'?

Have you ever considered whether your neighborhood and surroundings might be impacting your ability to manage your diabetes and maintain an optimal Hba1c?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Unintentionally Spiking Your Blood Sugar?

Learn to recognize the most common culprits (we’re looking at you, brown rice). You might be surprised by some hidden carbohydrates.

By Ginger Vieira

Top Myths about Type 2 Diabetes Cures

Type 2 diabetes is treatable and can be controlled to allow people to live full and satisfying lives, however, there is currently no cure for type 2 diabetes.

By Eileen Bailey

Your Insulin-to-Carbohydrate Ratio: What’s Yours?

Whether you have type 2 or type 1 diabetes, it’s crucial to establish a baseline ‘insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio’ if you take insulin.

By Ginger Vieira

Is Your Insulin Dosage Accurate?

10 signs that your insulin dosage is due for a tune-up.

By Ginger Vieira

What Your Doctor Won't Teach About Insulin

Living with Type 2 diabetes? Get informed with these insights so you can better advocate for yourself at the doctor’s office and beyond.

By Ginger Vieira

Hot Weather and Your Insulin: What You Need to Know

Did you realize insulin can lose its potency when kept at the wrong temperature? Learn tips and tricks so you’re ready for hot weather and spring and summer travel.

By Ginger Vieira

Your First Year With Type 2 Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Did you know it can take a few tries to arrive at your body’s ideal insulin dosage? That a simple 30-minute walk a day can help manage your symptoms? You control more than you think.

By Ginger Vieira