Developing type 2 diabetes as an adult is not only about eating habits. Several lifestyle factors — including stress — can put you at a greater risk of developing the disease.
If you’re diagnosed with type 2 diabetes you may worry that you’ll need shots, but insulin is not the first step in treatment. Find out how you can help avoid (or at least delay) the need for medication.
Insulin pumps can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce injections. But they aren’t perfect. Learn more about the pros and cons of using an insulin pump.
If you have diabetes and you’re not feeling up to eating much, you may need to adjust the way you monitor your illness. Here’s how.
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Whether you’re sick with the flu or just getting older, there are times when you don’t feel like eating much. Get five tips for managing diabetes when your appetite is low.
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Not long ago, people with diabetes could be denied certain jobs or lose their job simply because they had diabetes or used insulin. Learn how you’re now protected by the law.
There’s good news for patients who would like an easier way to get their insulin. A new rapid inhaled insulin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
We’ve all seen the roadside signs or posters nailed to telephone poles. Unnamed sellers offer to buy unused test strips for people with diabetes. You may even see these supplies on online sites such as eBay, where test strips may be resold. What do they really offer? Inexpensive but unreliable, possibly unsafe blood glucose monitoring … Read More
The summer heat is rife with potential dangers that are specific to people with diabetes. If you have this condition, experts say you need to take special steps to keep your blood sugar at proper levels. “The most important thing to remember is that the stress of the heat can increase or decrease a diabetic’s … Read More