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Pregnancy & Diabetes

Diabetes definitely requires additional attention during pregnancy, whether you live with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or have gestational diabetes. Nevertheless, care and support can keep parent and baby healthy throughout the pregnancy and beyond.

Find answers to your questions and learn about gestational diabetes here.

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Millions of people either with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes are covered by an employer-based healthcare plan. Employers should think about choosing the best health plans and wellness programs that will maximize productivity and allow their employees to live happy and healthy lives. Continue Reading »

Average A1C values differ between racial and ethnic groups – people of color have a higher average A1C compared to white people. This is because someone’s A1C value could potentially reflect more than just their average glucose level. A1C values are also influenced by differences in survival rates of red blood cells and how sugar attaches to them.  In addition, because A1C does not provide any specific information about glucose variability or hypoglycemia, it is important to consider using other personalized metrics to better assess diabetes care. Continue Reading »

The RADIANT study aims to define unusual forms of diabetes, to help diagnose and treat these conditions. RADIANT is recruiting people who have been diagnosed with diabetes but don’t fit the usual characteristics of type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Continue Reading »

As you look toward staying healthy in the new year, meaningful changes to your diet may help you manage glucose levels and maximize health in the face of COVID-19. Four experts – Whole Cities Foundation’s Dr. Akua Woolbright, low-carb guru Dr. Mariela Glandt, San Francisco General’s Dr. Rita Nguyen, and Harvard’s Dr. Lee Kaplan – shared insights for eating well, finding affordable food, and keeping your body's immune system strong. Continue Reading »

Explicamos el seguro médico ofrecido mediante un empleador, los beneficios médicos de los empleados y los derechos laborales de las personas con diabetes. Continue Reading »

Cómo lidiar con los cambios en el seguro médico teniendo diabetes sin perder el acceso a la atención, ya sea que cambies de trabajo, cumplas 26 años o te mudes a otro estado. Continue Reading »

If you’ve got unused diabetes supplies that you no longer need, don’t throw them away! Here are several easy ways that you can donate your supplies to others. Continue Reading »

Desde la inscripción en los cuatro tipos de planes hasta lo que cubren, todo lo que necesitas saber si tienes diabetes y te pasas a Medicare Continue Reading »

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