Diabetic Leg Pain and Peripheral Arterial Disease

Cramping, pain, or legs that hurt when walking or climbing stairs – learn to read the signs and symptoms of diabetic leg pain that may point to peripheral arterial disease (PAD)…

Protecting Your Kidneys

There are now a number of measures you can take that have been scientifically proven to protect your kidneys and lower the risk of developing diabetes-related kidney disease…

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Up to 60 percent of people with diabetes will experience diabetic neuropathy. Learn about warning signs, prevention strategies, and treatments…

Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

The good news is that there’s a lot you can do to lower your cholesterol and, consequently, lower your risk of heart disease…

Coping With Painful Neuropathy

One of the most prevalent complications of diabetes is neuropathy, or damage to the nerves. There are many options to address the pain of this condition…

Diabetes and Dental Care

Dental care is an important part of diabetes care. Lack of attention to your oral health can impact your diabetes, and vice versa. Get tips on this often-overlooked aspect of diabetes management…

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…

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…

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…