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Regular diabetes testing is an important part of your diabetes care. Speak up when you visit your doctor: Your health care team is there to support you.
Find out what you need to know about type 1 diabetes symptoms,...
Find out what you need to know about type 1 diabetes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming, but you're not...
A type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming, but you're not alone. Our guide for newly diagnosed people with diabetes can help you navigate your way through the diabetes information you need to know now. From explaining blood glucose tests to developing a diabetes eating plan, our easy-to-follow guide will help you live well with diabetes.
You can have diabetes and enjoy a dinner out! Find out how the...
You can have diabetes and enjoy a dinner out! Find out how the calories, carbs, fat, and sodium stack up in three popular types of restaurants -- Italian, Mexican, and Chinese. Our diabetes dining guide shows you how to slim down each meal to fit your diabetic eating plan.

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Knowing, monitoring, and controlling your ABCs—A1C, blood...
Knowing, monitoring, and controlling your ABCs—A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol—is essential to diabetes care. Find out why these measures are so important, plus what the numbers mean and how often you should get tested.
To celebrate Diabetic Living magazine’s 10th anniversary,...
To celebrate Diabetic Living magazine’s 10th anniversary, we reflected on the key advances in diabetes—whether related to medications, the health care system, or technology—over the past decade and peered into the future for a glimpse at advances we can anticipate by 2024.
Metformin's blood glucose-lowering effects and relatively low...
Metformin's blood glucose-lowering effects and relatively low cost make it the first drug that most providers choose and one of the most prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Find out if you should be taking it.
Find out what vaccinations are recommended if you have diabetes...
Find out what vaccinations are recommended if you have diabetes. Talk to your health care provider to determine if you should get any of the following vaccines.
Diabetes can increase your risks for certain cancers. Learn the...
Diabetes can increase your risks for certain cancers. Learn the actions to take now to protect your health.
One strip can cost $1, and some people with diabetes must test...
One strip can cost $1, and some people with diabetes must test their blood sugar more than five times a day. The cost of test strips can add up fast. Here's how to be sure you're getting your money's worth.

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