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Type 2 Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, take heart: Diabetic Living can help you manage your diabetes and also help you recognize the symptoms of type 2 diabetes.
What to Know About Diabetes
Diabetes can be overwhelming, so start with the basics. After...
Diabetes can be overwhelming, so start with the basics. After all, you can’t address what you don’t understand. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or just stumped on a particular topic, we've compiled some of the most important information about diabetes that will help you take control and live a healthier life.
Do you have diabetes and high blood pressure? Here are a few...
Do you have diabetes and high blood pressure? Here are a few practical lifestyle changes to make to help you control your blood pressure -- and benefit your diabetes, too.
Whether you want to know the recommended blood sugar numbers or...
Whether you want to know the recommended blood sugar numbers or need advice on how to stay motivated, our experts have taken on the 20 most commonly asked diabetes questions so you have the answers you need to successfully manage your diabetes.

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While it's totally normal to feel overwhelmed by your new...
While it's totally normal to feel overwhelmed by your new diagnosis, with a little know-how and a large dose of determination, you can take control of your diabetes. Put these basics of type 2 diabetes management into action to get started.
Prevent Diabetes Complications
Good news: The complications of diabetes—the damage to the body...
Good news: The complications of diabetes—the damage to the body caused by uncontrolled blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol over time—can be limited or effectively treated.
When Chef Tom Valenti learned he had type 2 diabetes, he saw his...
When Chef Tom Valenti learned he had type 2 diabetes, he saw his life flash before his eyes -- his culinary eyes, that is. How could he continue to spend so much time in the kitchen with temptations at every turn? Find Chef Valenti's answers to the challenges of eating with diabetes in his easy, restaurant-quality recipes, plus tips on how to thrive with diabetes.
This is the story of how the people in one small city are...
This is the story of how the people in one small city are banding together to make health a priority. They are on a 10-year mission to move more, eat better, and reduce heart attacks -- and it's working!
Find strength in numbers by interacting with women who live with...
Find strength in numbers by interacting with women who live with diabetes.
Fatigue, increased thirst and hunger, and unexplained weight...
Fatigue, increased thirst and hunger, and unexplained weight loss are all symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Here, real people share what diabetes symptoms feel like.

More Type 2 Diabetes Stories

Are you ashamed of your diabetes? Afraid of judgment, Ilene...
Are you ashamed of your diabetes? Afraid of judgment, Ilene Raymond Rush kept her diabetes a secret for years before deciding to accept her diagnosis and take control of the shame game.
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 tells you that you have prediabetes...
If your health care provider tells you that you have prediabetes, consider yourself lucky. Why? Because you likely have a provider who realizes that the earlier you take action, the better shot you have at preventing type 2 diabetes or delaying its progression.
Newly diagnosed and feeling overwhelmed? Check out these helpful...
Newly diagnosed and feeling overwhelmed? Check out these helpful ideas for staying positive as you learn to manage your diabetes care.
Attitude is everything when it comes to taking care of yourself...
Attitude is everything when it comes to taking care of yourself. Thinking well can help you feel well, too.
Motivation and attitude are everything with diabetes. So find...
Motivation and attitude are everything with diabetes. So find what you value in life and get recommitted to your health.