Getting Financial Help for Diabetes

No matter whom you ask—patients, caregivers, medical professionals, insurers, even employers—diabetes is expensive. In 2013, the American …

The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Connection to Diabetes

What causes women to have missed periods or irregular menstrual cycles, small ovarian cysts, difficulty getting pregnant, male-pattern baldness or …

Diabetic Gastroparesis

If you have diabetes, you may have noticed that your digestion isn’t quite what it used to be. The connection isn’t obvious, but diabetes can …

What to Know About Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States. NAFLD is a condition in …

Depression and Diabetes

Depression can strike anyone, but people who have diabetes appear to be at greater risk. In fact, studies suggest that people who have type 2 …

Clinical Trials: Should I Be in One?

What you need to know about being part of a diabetes research study.

How Many Carbs Should a Person with Diabetes Eat?

Figuring out how many carbs to eat when you have diabetes can seem confusing. Meal plans created by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) provide …

Prediabetes: The Basics

Prediabetes is a precursor condition to type 2 diabetes, characterized by higher-than-normal blood glucose levels and insulin resistance. It’s also …

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA)

Type 1 diabetes diagnosed in adulthood may be a form of slowly-progressing diabetes called latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA). LADA is also …