People with diabetes have a higher risk of blindness than people without diabetes, but most people who have diabetes have minor eye disorders. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.
The Centers For Disease Control makes no bones about the critical nature of this nation's diabetes epidemic. As the obesity epidemic gets more and more out of control, so too does the number of Type 2 diabetes cases in this country. See more »
Having a drink now and then may be perfectly acceptable if you have diabetes. As long as your diabetes is managed effectively and you have no other complicating health concerns, moderate alcohol consumption is safe. Take this quiz and learn about the relationship between diabetes and that cold beer we all love. See more »
People with diabetes want their just desserts! It's hard to follow a diet without the occasional chocolate bar or cookie, let alone some sweetener in your coffee. This is where low-calorie sweeteners come into play. Take this quiz to learn about how to sweeten up your meals while still eating healthfully if you have diabetes. See more »
Supplements such as chromium, vitamin D and fish oil can help with managing diabetes. Along with diet, exercise and medication, supplements could be a helpful addition to your diabetes management plan. Take this quiz to learn which supplements are best for people with diabetes. See more »
The prevalence of diabetes and its related health complications is staggering in the elderly population. If you are taking care of an elderly family member who has diabetes, he or she will have unique health concerns. Take this quiz to learn how the elderly with diabetes should be medically treated. See more »
If you have diabetes and take insulin, you need to frequently and consistently monitor your blood glucose levels. This task may seem difficult and cumbersome in the beginning, but it will become as easy as brushing your teeth after some time. Take this quiz and learn about monitoring your blood glucose levels. See more »
Eye disease is common among people with diabetes. Diabetes related eye disease can progress into serious and irreversible problems, even blindness, if left untreated. It is, therefore, essential that everyone with diabetes understands what they should do to prevent and treat eye disease. Take this quiz and learn how to protect your vision. See more »