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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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Overview of Diabetes

If you suffer from diabetes, your healthcare professional can help you find the best treatment for you illness. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Checking Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar)

Checking your blood glucose is key to your health and to preventing problems that can result from having uncontrolled diabetes. Learn about the benefits of checking your blood sugar level has on your health.

Biguandides

Learn more about the benefits and side effects of biguandides. Guide to Diabetes, including causes, types of diabetes, signs of diabetes, risks, medical care, self care, diabetes management, tests, lab tests, diabetes treatment and medications, insulin, diet and weight management. Also includes getting support for and coping with diabetes.

Conditions Related to Diabetes

If you suffer from diabetes, you could be at risk for developing more serious health problems such as blindness or nerve damage. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Depression and Diabetes

People who suffer from diabetes have a greater risk of depression than people who don't have diabetes. Learn more facts about depression and diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Diabetes Emergency

One of the best ways to prevent a diabetes emergency is to never stop taking your diabetes medicine without your doctor's instructions. Learn more facts about diabetes emergencies, prevention, and treatment.

Diabetes Medications

If you suffer from diabetes, your doctor might recommend a diabetes management plan to help you stay on track. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Diabetes Test Results

Diabetes is a treatable condition and can be prevented if detected early with a diabetes test. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, treatment, and test results.

DPP 4 Inhibitors

If you suffer from diabetes, your doctor might prescribe DPP 4 inhibitors to treat your symptoms. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Exercise Plan

Keeping your body active with exercise is a key part of improving your diabetes. Learn more facts about exercise plans, diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Fasting Blood Glucose Test

If you suffer from diabetes, your doctor might order a fasting blood glucose test to check your blood glucose levels. Learn more facts about fasting blood glucose tests, diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Heart Disease + Stroke

If you suffer from diabetes, . Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Hemoglobin A1c Test

Taking a hemoglobin a1c test can help you manage your diabetes and find the best treatment for your case. Learn more facts about the hemoglobin a1c test , diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Insulin

Insulin injections are a necessity for people with diabetes, especially type 1 diabetes. Learn more facts about insulin, diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Keeping Your Diabetes from Getting Worse

If you suffer from diabetes, talking to your doctor about your symptoms can help you find better treatment. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Lose Weight

Most doctors will recommend a weight loss plan for overweight patients to jump start their diabetes treatment plan. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Meglitinides

If your blood glucose is typically high after meals or if your meal schedule is not regular, meglitinides might help you feel better. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Non-Insulin Shots

If you suffer from diabetes your might need to use insulin shots to normalize your blood sugar levels. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

If you suffer from diabetes, your doctor might order an oral glucose tolerance test to measure your glucose levels. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Physical Exam

If you are at risk of diabetes you should schedule a physical exam with your doctor to prevent the illness from developing. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Random Blood Glucose Test

If you suffer from diabetes, your doctor might order a random blood glucose test to check the progress of your diabetes. Learn more facts about diabetes, prevention, and treatment.

Risks of Diabetes

The risk of diabetes increases with age. Learn more about the risk of diabetes in this article.

Sleep

Sleep can be affected by diabetes. Learn more about sleep and diabetes in this article.

Smoking

Smoking can have serious effects on diabetes. Learn more about smoking and diabetes in this article.

Stress

Stress can have serious effects on diabetes. Learn more about stress and diabetes in this article.

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