Diabetes - Management

Have Diabetes and Thinking of Getting Pregnant?

A baby, maybe? Here's what you need to know before trying to conceive.

Understand the Hemoglobin A1C Test

Get to know this common test, what it measures, and what percentage number means you're in good control.

The Best Exercises for Diabetics

Get ready, get set, get moving!

How Diabetes Affects the Liver

Start paying attention to this organ, experts say, since having diabetes puts you at risk for developing a potentially serious liver disease.

The Power of Cereal Fiber for Diabetics

What are the positive effects certain cereals can have on your insulin sensitivity?

Off the Market: Why Has Your Drug Been Suspended?

What to do when your medication is no longer available.

How to Lower Morning Blood-Sugar Highs

Demystify the "dawn phenomenon" and prevent elevated blood sugar when you wake up.

When Young Adults Get Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes, once considered a disease of the old, is turning up more often than ever before in younger people, but there is some good news.

The Best Way for Diabetics to Lose Weight

Whether you want to lose 5 or 50 pounds, it's extra challenging when you have diabetes.

The Issue: Wearing the Insulin Pump, Blood Sugar Still High

Even with an insulin pump, when your blood sugar rockets upward you have to know what steps to take to get back on track.

How Diabetics Can Treat and Prevent Yeast Infections

Diabetic women are much more prone than non-diabetic women to getting yeast infections. Here's why and what to do about it.

Fall's Finest Farm Stand Picks for Diabetics

The As (apples), Bs (Brussels sprouts), and Cs (cabbage) of cooking the season's best for nutrition and balanced blood sugar.

Diabetics: How to Handle Sick Days

Keep your blood sugar in check even when you can t keep food down.

How Diabetics Should Treat Cuts and Bruises

Have diabetes? Simple measures can keep your skin fresh and beautiful.

The Link Between Diabetes and Arthritis

More than half of all Americans who have diabetes also have arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Link Between Depression and Diabetes

Overwhelmed with sadness? You should know diabetes sufferers have higher rates of depression.

How to Manage Multiple Diabetes Medications

Make the most of your meds with these top 10 tips from the experts.

Nerve Pain at Night

If nerve pain from diabetes is keeping you up, here's how to cope.

A Diabetic Top Chef Shares His Wisdom

How has Top Chef Season 2 Finalist Sam Talbot flourished in the culinary arts with diabetes? How does he manage his condition on a personal level? Was competing on Top Chef difficult, given his health issues? Seth Czarnecki sat down with Sam to ask him these questions and more.

Stevia: The Best Sweetener for Diabetics?

It s three hundred times sweeter than table sugar, it doesn t add any calories, and it doesn t cause a lot of unpleasant side effects. So is Stevia a sweet dream come true for people with diabetes?

Pre-Diabetic? 6 Tips to Manage Your Carb Intake

Here, what you need to know to fend off type 2 diabetes.

The Benefits of Moderate Alcohol Consumption for Diabetics

Drinking for diabetes? It may sound strange, but it does have its upside.

How to Choose the Proper Diabetes Diet

Having diabetes doesn't equate with a lifelong sentence to a punitive and restrictive meal plan. Just know how and when to find the proper diet.

6 Common Skin Problems in Diabetics

How do you treat the skin you re in? If you re diabetic, hopefully you take extra care to examine yours often and see a doctor at the first sign of any abnormality.

Is Diabetes Affecting Your Mouth? Symptoms and Treatments

Here's one more reason to maintain good blood sugar control: it helps keep your pearly whites healthy

Glucose Tattoos: Could They Work for You?

Could a glucose tattoo work for you? Here, the truth about this method for testing blood sugar.

Brown Rice for Diabetes

Here, a primer on brown rice to help you beat diabetes.

10 Early Signs of Hypoglycemia

What happens when your sugar drops too low?

Sleep's Effect on the Body's Insulin

When you don't get enough sleep, it can make you feel groggy and cranky. But it can also result in insulin resistance that can lead to the development of type 2 diabetes.

Processed Meat and Diabetes Risk

Does eating processed meat increase your risk of diabetes? Find out here.