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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Monitoring your blood sugar is a vital part of the diabetes management process, and frequent self-monitoring is the key to successful diabetes care. Learn more about blood sugar and diabetes.

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  • The Ultimate Diabetes Exercise Quiz
    The Ultimate Diabetes Exercise Quiz

    All diabetes management programs involve an exercise component. Exercise can help improve your health in terms of weight loss and diabetes care. Individuals with diabetes, however, need to take several important precautions before, during and after exercise. Take this quiz and get on the exercise bandwagon to good health. See more »

  • The Ultimate Diabetes Foot Care Quiz
    The Ultimate Diabetes Foot Care Quiz

    People with diabetes are at risk for a variety of foot-related health concerns. If left untreated, these relatively minor foot problems can develop into serious health complications, eventually leading to amputation of the foot or leg. Foot care is key. Take this quiz and learn how to take care of your feet if you have diabetes. See more »

  • 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 »

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