Diabetes Flashpoints

Chocolate to Fight Diabetes?
A new study shows that eating chocolate regularly helps reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Can chocolate help people who already have diabetes, too?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Diane Fennell

Sweet-Smelling Breath Holds Promise as Tool for Diagnosing Diabetes

A simple breath test may be able to quickly and noninvasively diagnose children who have Type 1 diabetes, according to new research…

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David Spero

Why Me? Diabetes and the Story of Job

But with diabetes, especially Type 2, people blame you. They think it’s your fault, and they tell you so…

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Scott Coulter

Making Adjustments

Managing diabetes is not a one-and-done thing. We don’t just figure out carb ratios, insulin levels, and all the rest ONCE and then forget about them…

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Martha Zimmer

“Pins and Needles” and Diabetes

Paresthesia. This is the medical term for the tingling, numbness, and “pins and needles” that can sometimes come from diabetes…

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Amy Campbell

Holiday Highs and Lows

The holiday season is upon us. If you’re joining in on the festivities, you no doubt realize that having diabetes means there’s often a price to pay…

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Web Team

Diabetes Self-Management Readers’ Poll: Cholesterol Checks

Take our new Diabetes Self-Management readers’ poll! This week’s question asks if you fast before getting your cholesterol checked…

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Diane Fennell

Painkiller Linked to Low Blood Sugar

 
Web Team

Find Out How Much You Know About Diabetes and Alcohol

 
David Spero

How Helping Others Helps You

 
Martha Zimmer

Eating to Lower Insulin Needs

 
Amy Campbell

Three Ways to Cope With Stress

 
Web Team

Researcher Ed Damiano Lectures on the Bionic Pancreas

 

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