Six Little-Known Diabetes Symptoms

Most people are aware of the classic signs and symptoms of diabetes, but by some estimates, more than 7 million people in the United States are undiagnosed. Learn about six little-known diabetes symptoms…

Ditching New Year’s Resolutions

This year, instead of relying on willpower to completely overhaul your lifestyle, try focusing on smaller steps and developing the skills that will help you achieve your goals…

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Using a Glucagon Kit

Glucagon is a hormone released from the pancreas that, in combination with insulin, works to control blood sugar. The hormone is also available in an injectable form for treating very low blood glucose levels. Learn how to use a glucagon kit…

Planning Ahead for Sick Days

Just when you’re feeling your worst is when it’s most important to stay vigilant about your diabetes care and to take good care of yourself…

Five Tips for a Diabetes Doctor Visit

Talking about diabetes is not easy, even with familiar doctors. There are several ways to effectively communicate with doctors and other health-care professionals to ensure that you get the most out of your next visit. Here are a few tips to improve communication…

Healthy Aging With Diabetes

Today, thanks to better tools for managing diabetes and preventing and treating its complications, people with diabetes have the opportunity to live longer than ever before…

Diabetes and Shift Work

Shift workers with diabetes are especially affected because their blood glucose can veer way off-kilter for a variety of reasons, making diabetes self-management a priority. Learn more about diabetes and shift work and get our expert tips for off-peak management…

12 Diabetes Myths Debunked

Untruths about diabetes — and people who have diabetes — abound. Get the facts surrounding 12 common diabetes myths…

Fatigue Quiz

Feeling tired all the time? Diabetes could be zapping your energy. Take this quiz to see how much you know about fighting fatigue and to get some tips that can help keep the pep in your step.

Understanding Your Lab Test Results

Use this article to learn about what lab test show, and discuss your results with your doctor to learn what your results mean with regards to your health…