Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Web Team

Free Diabetes Screenings From Sam’s Club

Twenty-nine million people in the United States are currently living with diabetes, but more than eight million of them are undiagnosed. To help Americans take charge of their health, Sam’s Club will be offering free diabetes screenings to both members and the public this Saturday…

Amy Campbell

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 4)

This week concludes the “New to Diabetes” series that I’ve featured over the past few weeks. It’s a little like being in school, isn’t it? You know there’s a lot to learn and at times (or maybe most of the time), it can feel pretty overwhelming…

Amy Campbell

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 3)

Last week I focused on blood glucose monitoring and logging as essential tools to help people new to diabetes get a handle on how different factors affect blood glucose. This week, I have a few more tips for getting control of your condition…

Amy Campbell

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 2)

There’s a lot to juggle when you have diabetes, and at times, you may feel as if you’re in a circus. Between balancing eating, physical activity, medication, and appointments (not to mention all of the other things that you need to do every day), it’s not surprising that many people tune out and throw up their hands. “It’s too hard to have diabetes,” they say…

Amy Campbell

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 1)

Back in October, I posted a piece called “Getting Started With Type 2 Diabetes.” I thought it might be helpful to expand upon that piece a bit…

Scott Coulter

Please Don’t Give the “Special Punch” to the Keyboard Player

“Oh, look at that. Looks like you’ve got diabetes. Have a pamphlet.” That’s how this journey started for me…

Amy Campbell

Getting Started With Type 2 Diabetes

Amy Campbell

Preventing Diabetes: Steps You Can Take

Amy Campbell

Preventing Diabetes: A Window of Opportunity

David Spero

Misdiagnosing Type 1 Diabetes

Diane Fennell

Men at Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Eric Lagergren

Think About It

David Spero

Should You Be Tested for MODY?

Web Team

What We’re Reading: ADA’s “Living With Type 2 Diabetes”

Diane Fennell

A1C Accurate at Identifying Prediabetes

Eric Lagergren

It’s a Sparkling Water Kind of Day, Every Day

Diane Fennell

A1C Shows Predictive Advantage

Web Team

What We’re Reading: Free Blood Glucose Checks at Walgreens

Diane Fennell

A1C Recommended as Diagnostic Tool

Ingrid Strauch

Free Blood Testing

Eric Lagergren

What Time Can Do To Diagnosis Stories

Jan Chait

Searching My Brain for Something to Say

Eric Lagergren

Another Endocrinologist Visit

Jan Chait

Sometimes Things Really Do Suck

Eric Lagergren

For the Rest of My Life, This Month

Tara Dairman

HbA1c Test to be Used for Diagnosis

Tara Dairman

Knocking Out Prediabetes

Tara Dairman

"National Diabetes Goal" Set

Eric Lagergren

"It Turned Everything Upside Down"

Jan Chait

What Does That Have To Do With Diabetes?

Eric Lagergren

Breaking Bad News

Eric Lagergren

P2P Diabetes

Eric Lagergren

Ode to Diabetes, or Oh Diabetes

Eric Lagergren

Nothing Like Experience To Ease Diabetes Anxiety

Eric Lagergren

A Diabetes Neophyte’s Prologue (Part 3)

Eric Lagergren

A Diabetes Neophyte’s Prologue (Part 2)

Eric Lagergren

A Diabetes Neophyte’s Prologue (Part 1)

David Spero

Is it Type 2 or is it LADA?

Jan Chait

"Fat and Lazy," or Type 2 Diabetes—Which Came First?

Jan Chait

Pondering the Intensity of Preventing Type 2 diabetes

Jan Chait

Type 1 Envy

Jan Chait

What Does Your Doc Know About Diabetes?

Andy Stuckey

3-D Life with Diabetes

Andy Stuckey

Substitutions: A Way of Life

Jan Chait

Knowledge Amid Chaos

Andy Stuckey

Intro and a Little About Me

Jan Chait

Everything I Knew About Diabetes, I Learned From My Grandmother

Disclaimer of Medical Advice: You understand that the blog posts and comments to such blog posts (whether posted by us, our agents or bloggers, or by users) do not constitute medical advice or recommendation of any kind, and you should not rely on any information contained in such posts or comments to replace consultations with your qualified health care professionals to meet your individual needs. The opinions and other information contained in the blog posts and comments do not reflect the opinions or positions of the Site Proprietor.