DIABETES

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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If you suffer from diabetes, taking care of your mouth is especially important. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

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  • The Ultimate Diabetes Health Complications Quiz

    The Ultimate Diabetes Health Complications Quiz

    Diabetes puts you at risk for a whole host of health complications, especially if your blood glucose levels are not well managed. From vision problems to impotence, diabetes affects almost every part of the body. Take this quiz and learn about some of the health complications related to diabetes. See more »

  • The Ultimate Diabetes Insulin Quiz

    The Ultimate Diabetes Insulin Quiz

    Many people with type 2 diabetes, and all people with type 1 diabetes, require daily insulin shots. Insulin treatment and meal planning is an intricate dance that takes experience and practice. Take this quiz and learn about the different types of insulin options and alternative insulin treatments. See more »

  • The Ultimate Diabetes Management Plan Quiz

    The Ultimate Diabetes Management Plan Quiz

    Diabetes management is the most important component to living a healthy life with diabetes. It is also, however, the most difficult and complicated component of your diabetes care. It can take awhile to learn the ins and outs of blood glucose monitoring, insulin injections and lifestyle changes. Take this quiz and learn about how to achieve and maintain a successful diabetes management plan. See more »

  • The Ultimate Diabetes Medication Quiz

    The Ultimate Diabetes Medication Quiz

    Not everyone who has diabetes uses insulin shots exclusively. In fact, many people with diabetes take only pills or pills in combination with insulin. There are a variety of diabetes medication options with different modes of action and side effects. Take this quiz and learn about the treatment of diabetes with medication. See more »

  • The Ultimate Diabetes Risk Factors Quiz

    The Ultimate Diabetes Risk Factors Quiz

    There are several risk factors of diabetes that are preventable through changes in lifestyle and eating habits. Various factors related to poor health, such as high cholesterol levels, put you at risk for developing diabetes. Take this quiz and learn what places you at risk for developing this chronic condition. See more »

  • The Ultimate Eating Out with Diabetes Quiz

    The Ultimate Eating Out with Diabetes Quiz

    There's no need to resort to cooking all your meals if you have diabetes. You can still enjoy your favorite restaurant, and even your favorite fast-food restaurant. You just need to be a bit savvy about what to order. Take this quiz and learn how to eat out and still be healthy. See more »

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes has unique symptoms. Learn more about Type 2 diabetes in this article. See more »

  • Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

    Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

    Doctors constantly give patients orders to eat right and exercise. If you have type 2 diabetes, it's more than good advice. These are proven therapies that can control blood sugar. Learn about type 2 diabetes treatment. See more »

  • African Americans and Diabetes

    African Americans and Diabetes

    In some cases different ethnicities and races are more susceptible to a specific disease. Learn more about African Americans and diabetes in this article. See more »

  • Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors

    Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors

    If you have diabetes, your doctor might recommend alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors to help normalize your glucose levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of alpha glucosidase inhibitors. See more »

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