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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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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 463 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 »

Joslin Diabetes Center’s Andreina Millan-Ferro addresses many of the common questions people have about using telemedicine to connect with their healthcare team Continue Reading »

Chronic kidney disease is a major complication associated with diabetes that can lead to inaccurate A1C measurements. Here we explain why this is and what you can do to manage your blood sugars if you have kidney disease Continue Reading »

People with diabetes often receive a variety of lab tests to monitor their diabetes management and their risk of complications. Dr. Fran Kaufman breaks down the most common tests, what they measure, and what values you should aim to achieve Continue Reading »

At our virtual Musings Under the Moon #8 gathering, experts in health equity gathered to discuss what health equity really means, what its barriers are, and what actions are needed to achieve health equity.  Continue Reading »

Latest results presented at the European Society of Cardiology conference show that SGLT-2 inhibitor therapies Jardiance and Farxiga clearly lead to heart and kidney health Continue Reading »

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