Over 30 million Americans are managing diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, symptoms, causes, treatment options and more.Nutrition, meal planning and exercise are key to a healthy lifestyle. Get tools to successfully carb count, build a workout plan and more.
In this section, you’ll find basic and useful information on blood glucose monitoring, meal planning, medicines, exercise, and beyond. If you’re newly diagnosed and are just beginning to learn about diabetes, these articles can help you get started.
If you care for a child who has diabetes, this section can help you navigate his or her diabetes care. Whether you’re looking for information on insulin pumps, diabetes camps, making injections easier, dealing with hypoglycemia, or other issues, these articles can help.
The incidence of diabetes is on the rise in the United States and worldwide. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 50% increase in the prevalence of diabetes from 1997 to 2004. Find out about the different types of diabetes and what you can do to prevent certain types.