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Prediabetes means your blood sugar levels are not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes, but still indicate a need for change. In this Q&A, learn about risk factors, when to get tested and what your next steps should be.
Type 2 diabetes can affect your body’s major organs. Learn about achieving three goals that can help protect them so you can have a healthy, enjoyable life.
Monitoring and responding to blood sugar levels can be a heavy burden for people living with diabetes. Learn about the benefits of a hybrid closed loop insulin pump.
A complication of diabetes is restricted blood flow to your feet. Follow these steps to develop a daily foot care routine to minimize infection and injury.
Over the past 20 years, Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise, especially in children. Get the risk factors, and learn steps to take to prevent your child from developing it.
Mark Kelsmit's journey toward a healthier lifestyle began when some unsettling symptoms and and a blood sugar test revealed he had Type 2 diabetes.
It can come as a shock to be diagnosed with a long-term illness. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless, but it’s important to know how to manage those feelings and learn how to cope with the daily stress of living with Type 2 diabetes.
Ken Moore had lost his get-up-and-go. His wife said he had no motivation and should see a doctor. That's when he learned he had Type 2 diabetes.
The topic of diabetes becoming a serious concern in the U.S. is nothing new. The good news is that Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for the vast majority of diagnosed diabetes cases, can be delayed or even prevented. And if you’ve already been diagnosed, you may be able to manage the condition with a healthy lifestyle and without medication.
If you have diabetes, you might encounter the effects of complications as you move into the latter part of your life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 50 percent of adults age 65 and older have prediabetes and 25 percent have diabetes.
Oftentimes in a diabetic person's life, he or she may need the help of a loved one. A diabetic person encounters many stages in life. Sure, it can be difficult at times, but the more prepared you are, the better you can handle the situation.
Between school, football, farming and living the life of a high school senior, Jack Gadient manages Type I diabetes, which he was diagnosed with when he was 7.