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Gestational Diabetes develops during pregnancy, causing high blood sugar for both the mother & baby.  Learn how to lower blood sugar levels to protect yourself & your baby.

Joslin Diabetes Center’s Andreina Millan-Ferro addresses many of the common questions people have about using telemedicine to connect with their healthcare team
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dr. Leonard Egede introduced many factors that affect a person’s health, and how they can be used to improve individual care
Be sure to get a flu shot during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect yourself and your community against severe illness and hospitalization. Plus, learn the differences...
Blood pressure is an important force in your body; learn about how to manage your blood pressure, what it means to have hypertension (high blood pressure), and how this...
Is fat healthy to eat? How does dietary fat affect people with diabetes and their glucose levels? Learn about the types of fat, which types to avoid, and how to make...
Diabetes and heart disease are closely connected. This article discusses heart disease, important numbers to know, and ways to improve your heart health
UCSF’s Dr. Robert Lustig explains how we all can reduce our consumption of sugar and processed foods and why it’s important for promoting health
Michael Hattori es un enfermero y educador sobre diabetes que también tiene diabetes y aquí explica las complicaciones médicas asociadas a la diabetes tipo 2, cómo...
Todo lo que necesitas saber sobre la diabetes gestacional, incluyendo consejos para hacer más fácil la vida con este trastorno
La experta en diabetes Renza Scibilia ofrece cinco consejos para tener en cuenta cuando recién te diagnosticaron diabetes
By Monica Oxenreiter What does “health equity” actually mean, and why is it so important? With discussions of health equity and health justice in the news, you may be...
A new awareness campaign helps people with diabetes recognize and plan for low blood sugar with emergency toolkits, discussion prompts, journaling, and a support network
COVID testing in San Francisco revealed striking inequalities in workplace safety; many people can't work from home during the pandemic. We collaborated with Beyond Type...
As COVID restrictions and recommendations shift, what do we know about staying safe with diabetes? How can we protect others and make careful decisions about risk?
Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure. This article discusses kidney disease, its risk factors, and ways to improve kidney health
Health Canada authorizes the latest temporary approval for CGM during the pandemic: the Dexcom G6 is now available to pregnant women with diabetes

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