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diabetes and eye diseases

Having diabetes puts you at risk for problems with your eyes and vision. Learn about the steps you can take, as recommended in the latest ADA Standards of Care, to maintain the health of your eyes and prevent damage. Continue Reading »

liver disease type 2 diabetes ADA

Although there is no cure, more than 60% of people with type 2 diabetes are expected to develop liver disease, it is vital to be screened. Learn about prevention, symptoms & treatments for the two most common forms of liver disease.  Continue Reading »

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. Continue Reading »

Metformin is the world’s most common diabetes medication and can improve diabetes management. Research suggests that metformin might lead to weight loss in certain people – read more to learn about this common claim.  Continue Reading »

Having diabetes puts you at risk for problems with your kidneys. Learn about the steps you can take, as recommended in the latest ADA Standards of Care, to maintain the health of your kidneys and prevent damage. Continue Reading »

Asian American risk for diabetes

Why do Asians and Asian Americans face an increased risk for diabetes and prediabetes? Joanne Saunders shares her father’s diabetes story to help shed light on this concerning problem. Continue Reading »

patient receives care for heart and blood vessels diabetes

Having diabetes puts you at risk for heart and blood vessels problems. Learn about the steps you can take, as recommended in the latest ADA Standards of Care to maintain the health of your heart and blood vessels. Continue Reading »

ADA targets for lipids cholesterol and glucose

Each year, the American Diabetes Association updates its Standards of Care, or recommended diabetes practice guidelines. The document includes recommendations for target lipid levels, blood pressure and glucose, including Time in Range, A1C, etc. Here are the targets for each of these measures. Discuss your targets with your healthcare providers, they may vary based on a number of factors.  Continue Reading »

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