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Prediabetes is a condition in which a person's blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.

What is the link between vision loss and mental health outcomes, and how can eye exams tell us what is going on in the brain and the body?
We outline diabetes-related eye complications and suggest a few tips to keep your eyes as healthy as possible
diaTribe’s community manager Cherise Shockley interviewed Karen Washington, one of the stars in the PBS documentary Blood Sugar Rising, about her work to make healthy...
What is Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young? How is it diagnosed and treated? How does it compare to type 1 and type 2 diabetes?
A guide to managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic, and a list of free mental health resources to help
While the global pandemic has interrupted many healthcare services, eye care is still essential and available under certain circumstances
diaTribe writer and editor Jim Hirsch reviews an outstanding new PBS documentary that explores and gives new voices to the diabetes epidemic in the US
Dr. Fran Kaufman, a pediatric endocrinologist, shares 9 key steps to get the most out of your virtual visit
diaTribe's editor-in-chief, Kelly Close, reviews David Kessler's new book "Fast Carbs, Slow Carbs: The Simple Truth about Food, Weight and Disease”
Mila writes about the shame that people with diabetes can experience when people question or misunderstand their food choices
“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.”
See Catherine’s list of low-carb, nutrient-dense foods that keep well – allowing you to stay home and still eat healthily. Above all, please stay safe and well
A new study shows that physical activity can add years to your life. Is this enough to motivate behavior change?
The FDA finds that some versions of extended-release metformin contain excessive amounts of a cancer-causing chemical called NDMA
Cultural sensitivity and relevancy are key to making nutrition advice accessible to everyone
Will the medication move from “off label” to standard of care for people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
How to find out if your insurance will cover medical care from different healthcare professionals
Using your insurance company’s website, mobile app, or direct phone number can help you price a drug based on your current insurance plan coverage benefits
Try googling “prediabetes” or “type 2 diabetes” — a new search feature in the United States automatically spotlights the CDC’s one-minute prediabetes risk test
What is off-label use? How to navigate conversations with your healthcare provider and limited insurance coverage

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