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…

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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…

What to Expect in the Hospital

Most people experience a stay in the hospital at least once in their lives, and for some, it is much more often than that. No matter what the reason for your admission to the hospital, it is imperative that your blood glucose levels be controlled while you are there…

Diabetes on the Job

Being gainfully employed can be rewarding and, very often, a necessity. However, the workplace can add to the challenges of managing diabetes…

Your Diabetes Support System

Having a diabetes support system can do wonders for your accountability. And when times are tough, having reliable support can help you be more resilient. Learn more about this essential part of diabetes treatment…