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"What Frustrates You Most About Your Diabetes Condition?"We Asked. You Told Us.

Diabetes is a condition that stays with you for life. Every day is a balancing act - eating the right type and quantity of different foods, exercising just enough and taking medications on time - all to achieve good blood sugar control....Read more

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

If you or a loved one has type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering why the disease has seemingly occurred suddenly....Read more

Understanding Impaired Glucose Tolerance

People who develop type 2 diabetes usually experience two preliminary stages: insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance....Read more

The Early Stages of Type 2 Diabetes

The human body is not meant to have high levels of circulating insulin. High insulin levels may keep blood sugar levels normal, or near normal;...Read more

Staying on Track

Having diabetes means paying attention to what you eat and when, your exercise regimen and, maybe, a medication schedule....Read more

Practicing Portion Control

Across the board, serving portions are growing larger. As a result, many people do not see the expected results from making good food choices. One solution may be better portion control....Read more

Make Safe Exercise a Priority

For people with diabetes, checking blood sugar levels before exercise is the most essential step in an exercise routine....Read more

Introduction to Healthy Eating

A healthy diet is one of the best tools for managing diabetes....Read more

Exercise Improves Blood Sugar

For people with type 2 diabetes, exercise is an essential part of their treatment plan. Exercise helps make the body more sensitive to the action of insulin. Additionally, for people who do not have diabetes, regular exercise is thought to help reduce the risk of its occurrence....Read more

Exercise Planning: Safety Comes First

Whether a person has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, it's important to find a regular exercise program that works. Before getting started on an exercise program, consider these precautions....Read more

Living well with Diabetes

Proper management of diabetes is the key to staying healthy and to prevent damage to tissues and body organs. Uncontrolled diabetes in the long term can lead to complications such as cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, blindness, erectile dysfunction and foot infections....Read more

Weight Loss and Diabetes

Losing weight is not always easy. But understanding how critical weight loss may be to both preventing and controlling type 2 diabetes is a step in the right direction....Read more

Top 10 Ways To Begin Exercising

You are probably aware that exercise is important for good health - particularly if you have diabetes. Being active each day can help control your weight and manage your blood sugar levels....Read more