The Basics

Here you will find information that every person with diabetes should know.

Protecting Your Health

There are several routine preventive measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of developing complications from diabetes: Healthy diet: A balanced diet can improve blood glucose levels and reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, and other diseases. Exercise:...

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Hypoglycemia Prevention and Treatment

Most people with diabetes, at some time, experience the sweating and shakiness that occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl - a condition known as hypoglycemia. Though hypoglycemia can be common and occur repeatedly in some patients, symptoms of low blood...

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Vaccine Guidelines for Diabetes

Though vaccines might night always be on your list of items to discuss at your next doctor’s appointment, an up-to-date vaccine record is important! Why? Having diabetes means that you’re more likely than other people to become ill from common infections that can...

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Poll of the Month

Which celebrity did you NOT know has diabetes?