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Why Blood Sugar Can Be High in the Morning

Elevated morning glucose may be more common than you think.

Expert Advice on Diabetes


3 Things I Wish My Patients Knew About Diabetes

Dr. Shikha Chacko has three big things she tells her patients about managing diabetes. 

How Diabetes Medication Lowers Blood Sugar Levels

Whether you're using oral medications or insulin, diabetes medicine helps manage the condition.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes Basics

N. Spencer Welch, MD, answers common questions about diabetes.

Doctor and Patient Perspectives

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8 Tips for Traveling with Diabetes

No matter where you go, your diabetes travels with you.


Taking Control of My Diabetes

Until a trip to the hospital, Jeff wasn't aware he had diabetes. His life soon changed.

Diabetes Explained

Diabetes: Why See a Specialist?

A diabetes specialist, called an endocrinologist, has the right skills and insight to help you stay in control of your diabetes.
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Diabetes and Your Body

Over time, diabetes can affect your entire body.

Watch Diabetes Videos

Making healthy lifestyle choices is key to managing type 2 diabetes, but it can be hard to stay on track.

After you receive a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, your doctor will work with you to determine the best method of treatment.

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes may seem similar, but they’re actually very different diseases.

Managing Diabetes Day to Day

The Shaming of Type 2 Diabetes

Four in five people with the condition report feeling stigmatized as a result of their illness.

Dating with Diabetes

Dating is hard enough on its own. But what about when diabetes is part of the picture?

Dental Care Tips for People With Diabetes

You might know that diabetes affects your nerves, eyes, kidneys, heart and other organs. But did you know it can also impact your teeth?

Facing the Stigma of Diabetes

Have you ever felt embarrassed or judged because you have diabetes? You’re not alone.

Money-Saving Tips for Diabetics

Between medication, equipment and supplies, the costs of diabetes can add up. But there are ways to save.

What to Do When Blood Sugar Readings Vary

What happens when your glucose meter gives you completely different readings?

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