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


Continence Resources

Return to Article


Incontinence can be a life-limiting condition, but it can be treated. Check out these resources, then talk to your doctor if you experience incontinence.

The Simon Foundation for Continence
(800) 23 SIMON (237-4666)
(847) 864-3913
The nonprofit Simon Foundation is dedicated to helping people cope with incontinence by educating them about cure, treatment, and management techniques, while also sensitizing health-care professionals to these issues. The foundation sells books, CDs, and videos that address these topics.

National Association for Continence
(800) BLADDER (252-3337)
(843) 377-0900
The National Association for Continence is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence through education, advocacy, and support to the public and to health professionals. Consumer education brochures about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence are available, as are videos, audiotapes, books, newsletters, telephone information services, a guide to products and services for incontinence, and referrals to continence specialists.

UCSF Women’s Continence Center
2356 Sutter Street, 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
(877) DONT LEAK (366-8532)
(415) 885-7788
The UCSF Women’s Continence Center offers care to women experiencing urinary or fecal incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. While their clinical services may only be practically accessible to women living in or able to travel to the San Francisco area, their Web site has useful information on the forms of incontinence, including their causes and treatments.



Return to Urinary Incontinence

More articles on Women's Health



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.



When Diabetes Affects Your Sex Life
Mike’s doctor looked and sounded concerned. "Your sugars are up, your blood pressure is... Article

Urinary Incontinence
“I wake up four or five times a night to use the bathroom. I’m exhausted!”... Article

What do I need to do to keep my blood glucose levels within target range? Get tip