What is Type 3 Diabetes?

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes

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The Diabetes-Sleep Apnea Link

Find out why these conditions often go hand in hand—and how to take back your zzzs... Read More

What Does Prediabetes Really Mean?

Experts don’t all agree. Here’s what you need to know... Read More

A Guide to Healthy Low-Carb Eating with Diabetes

A low-carb diabetes diet doesn't have to be complicated... Read More

You Can Have Chocolate (and Diabetes)

The surprising health benefits of chocolate.

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Meet Your New Pal: the Pedometer

Your guide to getting started with a step counter.

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Blood Sugar

Articles, quizzes, and more to help you understand blood sugar management.

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Diabetes Superfoods

Eat more of these anti-diabetes foods for better blood sugar and overall health.

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Glucose Meter Shopping Guide

A roundup of today's glucometer products, to help you choose the right blood glucose monitor for you.

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How to Keep Your Marbles

Diabetes may increase your risk of dementia—learn what you can do to help prevent it.

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What is Insulin Resistance?

The term goes hand in hand with diabetes, but most would be hard pressed to explain what it is.

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Stop the Spikes!

Natural ways to offset a surge in blood sugar after eating.

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How a Health Diary Can Help Your Diabetes

Some surprising reasons to write it all down.

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What’s an Insulin Pump?

Here’s the nutshell explanation.

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The Other Cholesterol Test We All Should Get

High cholesterol? You may be getting the wrong advice and even the wrong test.

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How to Lower Your A1C

Tips for getting your average glucose numbers where you’d like them to be.

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High Blood Sugar Emergencies

What you should know about DKA and HHNS.

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Are You Losing Smart?

Learn the best ways to lose weight for good.

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Diabetes Myths

Separate diabetes facts from fiction and get the real deal on common questions.

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Helping Your Overweight Child

Ways to develop healthy habits.

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