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We asked Diabetic Living readers to submit their best diabetes...
We asked Diabetic Living readers to submit their best diabetes tips for living well with diabetes and taking control of their health. From cooking to weight loss, find out what works for real people with diabetes.
A type 2 diagnosis turned Robert Lewis into the Pied Piper...
A type 2 diagnosis turned Robert Lewis into the Pied Piper of diabetes with his welcome smile, hopeful message, and good-for-you recipes. Learn about the Happy Diabetic’s mission, plus sample a few of his diabetes-friendly dishes and download a FREE vegetable roasting guide.
Dealing with type 1 diabetes for decades—and staying...
Dealing with type 1 diabetes for decades—and staying healthy despite it—is no small feat. To celebrate those who have successfully managed diabetes for 50 or more years, the Joslin Diabetes Center, a research center and clinic in Boston, created the 50-Year Medal Program. See some of the recipients at Joslin’s fifth-ever awards ceremony in the summer of 2013. 
Paint, draw, shape, glue. Art therapist Lee Ann Thill wants you...
Paint, draw, shape, glue. Art therapist Lee Ann Thill wants you to share your diabetes story with the world—and experience the difference it can make. That’s why she started Diabetes Art Day, an annual online initiative encouraging people with diabetes to express themselves creatively.
As brothers, Luke, Jack, and Ben Schuhmacher share a lot,...
As brothers, Luke, Jack, and Ben Schuhmacher share a lot, including type 1 diabetes. But the family seems to take it all in stride thanks to their superhero mom, who finds -- and offers -- support online. 
This group of New Yorkers living with type 1 diabetes shares...
This group of New Yorkers living with type 1 diabetes shares life, laughs, and some really tasty meals at their dinner club get-togethers. Get inspired by their story and start your own diabetes dinner group!