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Diabetes: What’s True and False?
There's a lot of diabetes information out there - unfortunately, not all of it is based on facts. Following bad advice could actually harm a person with diabetes.
Long-Term Complications of Diabetes
Thinking about your diabetes a little bit now - and taking some steps to prevent problems - may make things easier down the road.
Other Diseases That Are More Common in People With Type 1 Diabetes
People with type 1 diabetes have a greater risk for certain health problems, such as thyroid disorders, celiac disease, and Addison's disease. Find out more about these autoimmune disorders.
When Blood Sugar Is Too High
For people with diabetes, controlling blood sugar levels is important. Having a blood sugar level that's too high can make you feel lousy, and having high blood sugar levels a lot can be unhealthy.
Diabetes Control: Why It’s Important
People who have diabetes may hear or read a lot about controlling, or managing, the condition. But what is diabetes control and why is it so important?
Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It?
Teens with type 2 diabetes and have to pay close attention to what they eat and do.
Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It?
Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose, a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. In type 1 diabetes, glucose can't get into the body's cells where it's needed.
Weight and Diabetes
Weight can influence diabetes, and diabetes can influence weight. Managing weight can really make a difference in a person's diabetes management plan.
My Dad Has Diabetes. Will I Get It Too?
Find out what the experts have to say.
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