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Higher blood sugar levels cause damage over time to blood vessels and nerves, which can affect your eyes, heart, kidneys, and other organs. It’s important to be aware of these diabetes-related health complications so that you can act now to avoid them or prevent them from progressing.

These simple guidelines will explain when you should be screened for retinopathy and what questions to ask your healthcare professional. Check out our other Healthy...
While the global pandemic has interrupted many healthcare services, eye care is still essential and available under certain circumstances
New SGLT-2 inhibitor and GLP-1 agonist diabetes medication recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes
The American Diabetes Association has lowered the A1C target for children to less than 7.0%, aiming to improve long-term health outcomes without increasing hypoglycemic...
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...
The virtual diabetes program Onduo provides individual coaching, technology, and other health tools for a range of conditions. The platform is available in Spanish, with...
Emerging evidence shows that variability in your A1C level may put you at a higher risk of stroke and heart disease.
New results on Eylea, a treatment for diabetes-related retinopathy, show that the therapy reduces the risk of more serious eye complications when used for prevention.
Omada Health is launching a physician-guided care program for people with diabetes and high blood pressure. Through the app, members will have access to physicians,...
There are many things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. One easy thing is to track the critical numbers that give you an accurate picture of...
Do you have type 2 diabetes and heart disease? In this clinical trial called SURPASS-CVOT, researchers are studying the use of tirzepatide, a new glucose lowering...
Learn more about navigating heart failure, with recent insights from the 81st ADA Scientific Sessions – including the steps you can take to reduce your risk for heart...
Regular testing of kidney health is important for people with diabetes, but it can be difficult to navigate your test results. Learn how to understand your tests, work...
COVID-19 cases are back on the rise. The best way to keep you, your loved ones, and those around you safe and healthy is to get vaccinated. Get our updates on the...
Want to learn more about the heart protective effects of statins? Medicines in this class are recommended for many people including those with diabetes and with heart...
COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in the United States and in many parts of the world. We’re here to answer questions for people with diabetes. Are the vaccines...
Nutritionist and educator Constance Brown-Riggs discusses the relationship between food and heart health, and how you can make eating choices to prevent heart disease.
What is neuropathy? And more specifically, what is diabetic neuropathy? What are the symptoms and how can you prevent and treat neuropathy?
The American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions brought together great minds in diabetes for exciting news and discussions. Check out highlights from the...
We bring you the most exciting news from day one of the 81st ADA Scientific sessions, including updates on inhaled insulin, digital diabetes management programs,...

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