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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.
Type 2 diabetes affects major organs, including your heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes and kidneys. But you can live well with diabetes. Here's how.
Over the past 15 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.
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.
Colin Minehart, a 61-year-old resident of Albert Lea, Minnesota, was determined to improve his health. He listened to what his doctors told him. But, for some reason, he found it hard to follow their advice.
If current trends continue, as many as one in three Americans will have diabetes by the year 2050. That projection is staggering, but it doesn't necessarily have to come true. Almost 30 million adults and children in the United States have diabetes, and there are several forms of the disease.
Has life got you tired much of the time? Read how a simple diabetes test, some lifestyle changes and support from others turned that around for Debbie Hundley.