Diabetes Self-Management Articles

These articles cover a wide range of subjects, from the most basic aspects of diabetes care to the nitty-gritty specifics.

Links not loading properly?

Some of our pages use Portable Document Format (PDF) files, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download Acrobat Reader for free, visit www.adobe.com.

Sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter and receive a FREE GIFT! Enter your e-mail below.

Learn more

Learn more about diabetes

Links to help you learn more about diabetes.

Ask a diabetes expert
Other diabetes resources
Browse article topics

 

Getting Out in a Hurry

Return to Article

SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENT

With some disasters, you may be stuck at home for several days. With others, you may need to leave your home quickly. Is this something you’re able to do?

Look around your home and assess how quickly you could leave, if necessary. Do you currently need assistance to leave the house? Can you easily get up or down any stairs inside or outside the house? If you cannot presently leave your home independently, take steps now to modify it so that you can.

 

 

Return to Disaster Preparedness

More articles on General Diabetes & Health Issues

 

 


Statements and opinions expressed on this Web site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the publishers or advertisers. The information provided on this Web site should not be construed as medical instruction. Consult appropriate health-care professionals before taking action based on this information.

 

 

Monckeberg Disease
A disease in which the tunica media, the middle layer of the blood vessel w... Article

Coronary Calcium Scan
A computed tomography (CT) scan used to detect the buildup of calcium in pl... Article

C-Peptide
A by-product of the manufacture of insulin within the beta cells of the pan... Article

Roughly how many calories a day will nursing my baby require? Get tip


Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
Some people find that decreasing the amount of carbohydrate they eat can help with blood glucose control. Here’s what to know about this approach.

Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
Patch pumps are simpler to operate than traditional insulin pumps and may be a good option for some people with Type 2 diabetes who need insulin.

How Much Do You Know About Vitamins?
Learn what these micronutrients can and can’t do for you.

Complete table of contents
Get a FREE ISSUE
Subscription questions