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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 Eye Disease

The relationship between diabetes and eye disease is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes and eye disease from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes and Foot Disease

The relationship between diabetes and foot disease is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes and foot disease from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes and Foot Ulcers

The relationship between diabetes and foot ulcers is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes and foot ulcers from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes and Insulin Pumps

Diabetes can be managed with insulin pumps if the thought of taking a shot gives you the chills. Learn more about diabetes and insulin pumps from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes and Nerve Damage

The relationship between diabetes and nerve damage is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes and nerve damage from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes and Your Weight

The relationship between diabetes and your weight is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes and your weight from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Diabetes Q&A with Dr. Mohan S. Palaniswami

This diabetes Q&A with Dr. Mohan Palaniswami can help you with your diabetes concerns. Learn more about diabetes Q&A with Dr. Mohan Palaniswami from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Diabetes Risk Assessment

Diabetes Risk Assessment

This diabetes risk assessment is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about diabetes risk assessment from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Eating Out If You Have Diabetes

Eating out if you have diabetes can be a tough task because of the lack of nutritional information. Learn more about eating out if you have diabetes from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Exercise Do's and Don'ts for Diabetics

Exercise dos and don'ts are good to know for an effective and safe workout. Learn more about exercise dos and don'ts from HowStuffWorks. See more »