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Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes but don't seem to...
Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes but don't seem to fit the common type 2 profile? You could have another form of diabetes called latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA). Here are the facts and some quick tips to help you better understand LADA.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, accounting...
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for about 95 percent of all diabetes diagnoses. Find out more about type 2 diabetes as well as how to manage it.
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.

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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.
Have you heard the buzz about food label updates? Find out more...
Have you heard the buzz about food label updates? Find out more about the FDA’s proposed label changes, and see how they might help you better manage your diabetes.
A diabetes diagnosis can be scary, but ignoring it won’t...
A diabetes diagnosis can be scary, but ignoring it won’t make it go away. Once you learn to accept your diabetes, you can start to manage it and live better.
If your health care provider has diagnosed you with prediabetes...
If your health care provider has diagnosed you with prediabetes, consider yourself lucky. Why? Two main reasons: One, because you likely have a provider who sees disease prevention as a priority. Two, because your best shot at preventing the progression to type 2 diabetes is to take actions just as soon as you find out you have prediabetes.
Carbohydrates can be pretty puzzling, especially when you're...
Carbohydrates can be pretty puzzling, especially when you're newly diagnosed with diabetes. Here's a look at the latest on this important nutrient and why eating a low-carb diet might not have much impact on your blood sugar.
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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