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When diabetes progresses and your blood sugar can no longer be managed with diet or oral medications alone, insulin is the next step.

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Understanding the Side Effects of Insulin

Like other drugs, insulin can cause side effects. Here are some to watch out for.

12 Complications of Diabetes

Over time, high blood sugar levels can damage blood vessels. This can lead to health problems. Keeping your blood sugar in your target ranges can help prevent or delay complications.

How Diabetes Meters Measure Glucose Levels

Your health care provider can tell you when and how often to check your own level.

7 Tips for Using Insulin in Public

It’s possible to use insulin in public and not feel like you’re the center of attention. Here are some tips to help put you at ease.

The Importance of Insulin

Controlling Weight Gain from Insulin

Insulin can add pounds, but there’s still plenty you can do to manage your weight.

Understanding the Side Effects of Insulin

Like other drugs, insulin can cause side effects. Here are some to watch out for.

Dos and Don'ts of Treating Hypoglycemia

Follow these simple steps to care for yourself and avoid serious complications that could land you in the hospital.

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