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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 and Insulin Pumps

For many people living with diabetes daily injections are a part of life. Learn more about the alternatives to daily injections that could help manage your diabetes in this article.


The Ultimate Diabetes and Skin Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes and Skin Quiz

Individuals with diabetes are at increased risk of developing a variety of skin conditions. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes and skin conditions. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes and Smoking Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes and Smoking Quiz

Diabetes and smoking leads to a vast array of health complications and places you at risk for cancer. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes and smoking. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes and Stress Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes and Stress Quiz

Stress impacts the health of someone with diabetes. Take this quiz and learn about the relationship between diabetes and stress. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes and the Heart Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes and the Heart Quiz

Diabetes places you at increased risk for heart disease. Take this quiz and learn about the relationship between diabetes and heart health. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Blood Tests Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Blood Tests Quiz

Blood glucose levels can be assessed using a variety of different diabetes blood tests. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes blood tests. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Diet Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Diet Quiz

A diabetes diet includes closely monitoring your caloric and carbohydrate intake. Take this quiz and learn about a diabetes diet. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Exercise Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Exercise Quiz

Diabetes exercise involves taking several precautions before, during and after an exercise program. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes and exercise. See more »

The Ultimate Diabetes Foot Care Quiz

The Ultimate Diabetes Foot Care Quiz

Diabetes foot care involves cleaning, protecting and examining your feet regularly. Take this quiz and learn about diabetes foot care. See more »

Quiz: Should you take supplements if you have diabetes?

Quiz: Should you take supplements if you have diabetes?

Supplements such as chromium, vitamin D and fish oil can help with managing diabetes. Take this quiz to learn about supplements for people with diabetes. See more »

Quiz: Can you drink alcohol if you have diabetes?

Quiz: Can you drink alcohol if you have diabetes?

Moderate alcohol consumption when you have diabetes may be perfectly acceptable. Take this quiz to learn about the relationship between diabetes and alcohol. See more »