General Diabetes Information

What happens in the body to cause diabetes and how common is the disease?

Introduction to Diabetes

People with diabetes cannot maintain healthy levels of blood glucose unless they carefully monitor their food intake and, in most cases, take medications. While other people experience occasional bouts of high blood glucose, patients with diabetes experience this...

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Basic Facts About Type 2 Diabetes

Ten Key Facts: In recent decades, there has been a dramatic surge in the number of adults living with type 2 diabetes. Nearly 40% of U.S. adults with diabetes do not yet realize they have the disease. African Americans are twice as likely as Caucasians to develop...

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Poll of the Month

Which celebrity did you NOT know has diabetes?