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Hypoglycemia: 10 Signs You Have Low Blood Sugar

It's easier than you might think to miss the warning signs. Here's how to stay safe.

By Erin L. Boyle


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Super Snacks for Hypoglycemia

Need a quick blood-sugar boost? Stock up on these snacks and stash them everywhere!

By Mary Shomon
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When Should You Test Your Blood Sugar?

When you have diabetes, your blood sugar levels don’t always stay in an optimal range. Testing at the right times can help you stay in control.

By Eileen Bailey
A man injecting insulin for type 2 diabetes.
Living With

What Your Doctor Won't Teach About Insulin

If you were prescribed insulin for type 2 diabetes, your doctor probably only told you the basics. Here are 10 things everybody taking insulin should know.

By Ginger Vieira
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Chronic Life

My Diabetes Wake-up Call

Health advocate Mary Shomon landed in the ICU after nearly missing the signs of LADA, a form of type 1 diabetes. Now she shares the lessons that can help everyone live healthier—and smarter.

By Mary Shomon
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9 Facts About Childbirth With Type 1 Diabetes

If you're a woman with type 1 diabetes, having children can present challenges, but it is possible to have healthy, happy babies. Here’s what you need to know.

By Ginger Vieira