Understand diabetes and how your body uses insulin to handle glucose. You'll also find information about the impact of diabetes on other systems in the body.

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Diabetes Risk Assessment

Could you have diabetes and not know it? Learn more about diabetes by taking this diabetes risk assessment.


Diabetes Quiz

Diabetes Quiz

Test your knowledge of diabetes by taking this 10-question quiz. You may be surprised at the answers. Get started with the diabetes quiz now. See more »

What are the common natural diabetes treatments?

What are the common natural diabetes treatments?

What are the common natural diabetes treatments? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what are the common natural diabetes treatments. See more »

What are the different types of diabetes?

What are the different types of diabetes?

Over 20 million Americans have diabetes and about one-third of those people are unaware that they even have it. You can learn more about the different types of diabetes from this article. See more »

How to Know If You Have Diabetes

How to Know If You Have Diabetes

How to know if you have diabetes. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about the 2 different types of diabetes and how to know if you have diabetes. See more »

How to Prevent Diabetes

How to Prevent Diabetes

How to prevent diabetes. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about how to prevent diabetes. See more »

How does your body know when to secrete insulin?

How does your body know when to secrete insulin?

Almost every cell in your body needs insulin. Learn how your body secretes insulin from this article. See more »

How does a lack of insulin affect your body?

Symptoms associated with diabetes include fatigue, frequent urination and excessive hunger. Learn more about how a lack of insulin affects the body in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Eating Out with Diabetes Quiz

The Ultimate Eating Out with Diabetes Quiz

Eating out with diabetes involves choosing healthy restaurant menu alternatives. Take this quiz and learn about eating out with diabetes. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Management Plan Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Management Plan Quiz

A diabetes management plan involves glucose monitoring and insulin injection schedules. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes management plans. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Medication Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Medication Quiz

Many people with diabetes treat their condition with medication, such as sulfonylureas. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes medication. See more »