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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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What are artificial sweeteners, can people with diabetes consume them, and why are they controversial? Here we share advice and break down the types of sugar substitutes that are currently available Continue Reading »

A sibling’s diagnosis of type 1 diabetes inspires a digital company that believes in encouragement, connection, and accountability  Continue Reading »

While many people with diabetes use a blood glucose meter to check our blood sugar levels, you may not be using your meter often enough to help you feel better.​ Ashlee Ernst and Betsy Otten, two diabetes nurse educators, share tips on how to get the most out of your glucose checks, how to read data reports, and how to find a meter that’s right for you Continue Reading »

This National Diabetes Awareness Month, the nation is honoring nurses. In this article, Michael Hattori, a nurse who has type 2 diabetes in remission,  is on his way to becoming a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and he shares advice on managing diabetes and how to work toward better health  Continue Reading »

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is not going away just yet, and as the weather grows colder and the holidays approach, you may have questions about how to keep yourself and others safe this winter. Here’s how to know (and lower!) your risks, plus tips for staying as healthy as possible Continue Reading »

Health experts are recommending more than ever that people with diabetes get their flu shot this year to reduce the chances of getting sick with both flu and COVID-19. Learn about your vaccine options, where to get them, and how the flu can affect people with diabetes Continue Reading »

Diabetes affects more than 537 million people worldwide. Take time during National Diabetes Awareness Month to connect with the community; here are eight simple ways to get involved. Continue Reading »

During diaTribe’s d20 Lightning Talks, we heard from five leaders about stigma, how it negatively affects people with diabetes, and what can be done to counter the false narratives that lead to stigma Continue Reading »

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