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Preventing type 1 diabetes – the main goal for some who do not believe a cure is possible – would ultimately bring this ancient disease to its end. The world’s top...
Many people who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes find out about their condition after experiencing an episode of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). A type 1 diabetes...
Gestational diabetes affects as many as 1 in 10 pregnancies in the US and can have negative consequences for both the parent and the baby. Proper exercise may help you...
What is the risk of passing diabetes on to your children? Research shows that diabetes has a genetic component, but what does that mean?
Diabetes affects the skin in ways people may not even realize. Read about this connection and learn how to maintain healthy skin.
Learn what some of the latest research says about the heart health benefits of diabetes drugs like SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and non-steroidal MRAs.
While smoking is bad for anyone’s health, its effects on glucose levels, blood pressure, and the heart can also exacerbate both the short and long-term effects of...
Hope Warshaw interviewed Dr. Martin Abrahamson and Dr. Sanjiv Chopra about their new self-published book, Conquer Your Diabetes: Prevention – Control – Remission. Her...
Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the virus that causes varicella, or chickenpox. Learn how diabetes and shingles are related and what you can do to lower your...
A remote diabetes prevention program from Fruit Street that gives people with diabetes one-on-one dietician support, live group sessions, and a Fitbit scale and activity...
The African Heritage Diet centers around traditional foods and plant-based dishes common in Africa, the Caribbean, South America, and the American South.
Amber Clour has been living with diabetes for almost forty years, and she is no stranger to the many curveballs diabetes can throw your way. She shares how she navigates...
​Exercising with diabetes is important, but it does provide some additional challenges. Learn how to navigate being an athlete while managing your diabetes from experts.
Gestational diabetes can be a scary thing, but it’s important to know that you, or your loved one, are not alone and that you can still have a completely healthy...
Abbott Laboratories just announced its new category of wearable technology – called Lingo – that will have the ability to track glucose, ketones, lactate, and alcohol...
For relatives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), about 5% have certain antibodies associated with causing T1D. By joining this clinical trial, you or your relatives...
Heart failure is one of the most common complications experienced by people with diabetes. We spoke with Dr. Lee Goldberg, a leading cardiologist, to help us understand...
Kidney disease is a serious complication that affects roughly one in three people with diabetes in their lifetime. Two patient advocates share their stories – things...
Having a conversation with your healthcare team is one of the best ways to learn more about your risk for chronic kidney disease, make sure you’re getting the proper...
While diabetes and prediabetes treatments have traditionally focused on managing your glucose, recent research highlights the importance of weight loss in type 2...

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