Treating Gastroparesis

Although the term gastroparesis may be new to some, the symptoms can be all too familiar, as up to 50 percent of people with diabetes will develop the condition…

Diabetes and Oral Health Quiz

If you have diabetes, you probably already know that the condition affects just about every major organ and tissue in your body, and your mouth is no exception. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about how diabetes affects your oral health…

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Managing Chronic Pain

In surveys, anywhere from 20 percent to over 60 percent of people with diabetes report dealing with chronic pain — much higher than rates in the general population. Why is there so much pain, and what can be done about it?

Practice Good Oral Health for Diabetes

Periodontal disease affects nearly a quarter of people diagnosed with diabetes and gum disease may cause blood sugar to rise. Fortunately, practicing good oral hygiene and having regular professional cleanings can help lower your A1C. Learn about steps for maintaining oral health…

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

Less than optimally controlled blood glucose and blood pressure levels can cause damage to blood vessels, nerves, and organs, including the eyes…

Better Intimacy With Diabetes

People can maintain sex and intimacy with diabetes and even improve relationships if they are willing to make some changes…

Foot Care Q&A: Part 1

People with diabetes often have questions about how best to care for their feet and what to do when problems occur. We have interviewed several experts…

Caring for Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes affects both the feeling in and the blood flow to your feet, which makes it easy for problems to sneak up…

Avoiding Eye Complications

When it comes to diabetes-related eye complications, the good news is that most cases of severe vision loss due to diabetes are preventable…