The Diabetes Prevention Program

Learn how the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you take control and stop prediabetes progression.

Diabetes Awareness: Delay or Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Are you at risk for Type 2 diabetes? Get our expert tips for recognizing and preventing the condition…

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: The Link

Why is Type 2 diabetes becoming a global epidemic, and is it just a coincidence that its rise is joined by another global epidemic — obesity?

Tips to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Are you at risk? Learn about steps you can take to avoid or delay developing the condition.

Monogenic Diabetes: Not Your “Typical” Diabetes

A mutation in a single gene can cause diabetes. Known as monogenic diabetes, this form accounts for an estimated 1% to 5% of all cases of diabetes…

Reviewing the Types of Diabetes

All types of diabetes are characterized by high blood glucose levels, but the causes of different types of diabetes may be different. Here is a run-down…

What is Diabetes?

Understanding how and why diabetes develops can help you to be an active member of your diabetes-care team…

“Reversing” Type 2 Diabetes

Health professionals usually call Type 2 diabetes a chronic, progressive illness. “Chronic” means you’ll always have it. “Progressive” means you will almost certainly get worse. The best you can hope for is to slow its progression through your diet, exercise, and oral medicine or insulin. The diagnosis of a chronic, progressive condition can feel like having a curse put on you…

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common chronic illnesses in the United States, but knowing that one has a genetic predisposition means a person can be proactive about preventing it. You can make healthy living your family legacy, instead of Type 2 diabetes…