Despite the findings of a new study, doctors and patients say daily glucose monitoring can help certain people with type 2 diabetes. Find out if it could be right for you.
You're doing everything right and your type 2 diabetes treatment *still* isn’t working. If you don't actually have the condition, you could face serious complications.
Researchers report sulfonylurea and insulin drugs can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other drugs. Here’s what you need to know.
When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.
The Endocrine Society issued a statement imploring manufacturers, pharmacies, insurers, and others to lower out-of-pocket expenses for insulin.
Most patients with type 2 diabetes stop taking their medications within a year. Learn why this is risky, and ways you can reduce your need for them safely.
Find out when diabetes was first identified, how treatment has changed over the years, and how we developed our modern understanding of the disease.
Older insulins can be a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.
Managing both diabetes and heart health may require less intense insulin treatments. Learn about how different treatments approaches can affect your heart.
Learn how to store your insulin to keep its potency, and how you can tell when it has gone bad and needs to be thrown out.