Diabetes - Management

Is Avandia Safe?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established new restrictions on the use of Avandia, a widely used diabetes treatment.

10 Ways to Tame Your Sugar Cravings

Satisfy your sweet tooth while still keeping your blood sugar in check with these simple tips.

Glycemic Index Better Than Carbs for Blood Sugar?

A university study questions the age-old method of carb counting for keeping blood sugar levels under control.

Portion Control: Key for Diabetic Weight Loss

Focus on food labels. Use smaller plates. Don't multi-task. Try these, and seven other suggestions for sizing down your servings.

Diabetes and High Cholesterol: A Dangerous Duo

Diabetes plus high cholesterol can present unique challenges. Address your double diagnosis.

8 Ways to Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong disease, but these tips can make it easier to manage the condition.

Diabetes-Related Amputation: Reduce Your Risk

Follow these steps to help prevent the complications that lead to amputation.

Have Diabetes-Related Complications? Exercises to Avoid

Fitness imparts a slew of health benefits, but if you re living with certain diabetes-related complications, some exercises could end up doing more harm than good. Here s how to navigate through the confusion and find a workout that works for you.

Diabetes and Driving: Questions Answered

Assessing a diabetic's ability to drive should be tied to evidence of risk and not a diabetes diagnosis alone, says the American Diabetes Association. Yet there are still proper precautions all diabetics should take in order to stay safe on the road.

Diabetes and Menopause: A Combo Challenge

If you re a diabetic who s going through menopause, you re up against some unique challenges. Find out what steps you can take to stay on top of your health.

Type 1 Diabetes: When a Child Is Diagnosed

If your child has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you might feel concerned about how to help her manage and monitor her blood sugar daily. But there are things you can do to make it easier for you, her, and the whole family.

Tummy Trouble? Gastroparesis With Diabetes

If you haven't had a good handle on managing diabetes, be careful. It could cause a digestive condition called gastroparesis. It occurs when your stomach nerves are too weak empty the stomach which makes it more likely for you to regurgitate.

Protein Dos and Don'ts for Diabetics

Sometimes it seems as if carbs get all the attention from nutrition experts who extol the virtues of "good" ones vs. "bad" ones. But protein comes in various forms, too. Some are better for your overall health, and others should be eaten more sparingly.

Managing Diabetes Plus Celiac Disease

It can be tricky to eliminate gluten from the diet, and when you must simultaneously manage your blood sugar, eating can get downright complicated. Here are the tips to follow.

Diabetes and Foot Care

There are steps you can take to keep your feet healthy and minimize your risk of serious complications. Get started with these simple tips.

The Link Between Nerve Damage and ED

Nerve damage doesn't only affect the legs, fingers, and the toes. It can also result in erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence. Read on to find out how you can prevent ED from affecting you.

Ryan Schafer: Bowling for Diabetes

Learn how pro-bowler Ryan Schafer, who has type 1 diabetes, shares his time and talents to help others with the disease.

New Diabetes Treatments: No More Needles?

Here are some of the clever tools that will fill your diabetes medicine cabinet of the future.

Do You Have Diabetes and Smoke? Read This

It's a life-threatening habit for anyone, but for individuals with diabetes, smoking is even more lethal and could be tied to another dangerous condition.

Breathe Deep: Two New Diabetes Tests on the Horizon

Two new tests could allow you to assess your pre-diabetes risk and monitor your blood sugar, all with just a puff of breath.

Add This Kind of Fiber for Less Belly Fat

Visceral fat, the type found around the waist and belly and surrounding the vital organs, poses much more of a health risk to you than fat that's right under the skin. But upping a particular type of fiber in your diet could help you get rid of it.

Diabetes Type 3: What Could It Be?

It's also called "double diabetes," and diagnoses are on the rise.

Blood Sugar Control: Why Food Diaries Are Key

Here's how a food diary can help you and your doctor. Plus tricks to make keeping one easier.

Summer Travel With Diabetes: 11 Essential Tips

Vacation may be relaxing and restorative, but it can set you up for failure when it comes to monitoring your blood sugar and keeping it in the normal range. Here's your summer must-read before you take your trip.

"Balanced Diet": What Does It Mean for You?

Following a balanced diet can help you lower your blood sugar and cholesterol, and it ensures you'll enjoy lots of delicious and healthy options. Here's how to do it.

8 Summer Party Tips for Diabetics

Live it up at all the backyard barbecues and casual al fresco get-togethers this season has to offer, but keep these eight tips in mind so your blood sugar and your waistline won't reflect poor choices later.

Anxiety From a Diabetes Diagnosis

After a diagnosis, learning to cope with diabetes includes handling the emotions this lifelong illness can bring.

Could Tangerines Prevent Obesity?

This juicy little fruit contains a substance that may help prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes.

5 Worst Diets for Diabetes

As a part of diabetes management, taking off excess weight is important, but it's essential to do it the right way.

What Can Vinegar Do for Diabetes?

It's not just for salad anymore. This astringent condiment may actually help lower blood sugar.