Diabetes

Prevention

Negative Personality Traits Up Diabetes Risk

It’s not just excess weight and lack of exercise that raise your diabetes risk. Research now shows negativity also plays a role for certain women…

Medications

8 Ways to Save Money on Insulin

With no generic available, the cost of this lifesaving medication is skyrocketing. Here’s how to spend less without jeopardizing your health.

Complications

If You Have Diabetes, Do This to Live Up to 14 Years Longer

If you do this right, you can live up to 14 years longer by putting your heart attack and stroke risks on par with people without diabetes.

Treatment

The Diabetes Risk Factors That Aren’t On Your Radar

Managing diabetes takes an emotional toll. How you handle it can make a life-or-death difference

Medications

Diabetes Medications Linked to a Deadly Cancer

Drugs that stimulate insulin may cause other effects that snowball into a rare but deadly cancer.

Diabetes

Why Is Low Blood Sugar So Dangerous for People with Diabetes?

If you have diabetes, it's normal to have mild low blood sugar—hypoglycemia—sometimes. But severe hypoglycemia is dangerous. Here's how to prevent it.

Medications

Could You Lose Your Feet from Your Diabetes Drug?

Three popular diabetes drugs—the SGLT-2i drugs Farxiga, Invokana and Jardiance—may double risk for foot amputation. What’s your real risk?

Prevention

The New, Ultimate Diabetes Screening

Is it a crazy idea or the perfect preventive step? A monitoring system used by people with diabetes can reveal early warning signs in “healthy” people.

Treatment

Lower Your Blood Sugar Without Harming Your Heart

Blood-sugar lowering SGLT-2 inhibitor drugs—such as Farxiga, Invokana and Jardiance—treat diabetes and protect your heart at the same time.

Treatment

Keto Diet: Fighting Type 2 Diabetes with Fat

The ketogenic diet has promise for reversing diabetes, but it’s a challenge to stick with. This California health care provider has a solution.

Complications

Dreaded Diabetes Complication: 5 Secrets to Avoiding Foot Amputation

Taking your feet for granted can have tragic consequences for people with diabetes. The latest on avoiding foot amputation…

Complications

A New Health Risk for People With Type 2 Diabetes: Low Iron

You know that diabetes increases your risk for heart disease, but there’s another complication that could threaten heart health even more: low iron.

Prevention

Lower Your Risk for Diabetes with Walking

Here’s how to protect yourself from diabetes and its precursor, metabolic syndrome, with a dedicated walking program.

Treatment

Diabetes Drugs That Hurt Your Heart

Many new diabetes drugs protect the heart while controlling blood sugar. But it's so complicated your doctor may not make the right choice for you.

Treatment

Berberine: This Supplement Fights Diabetes and Protects Your Heart

If you have diabetes, you might be able to control your blood sugar and reduce heart risks with a safe, natural supplement instead of medication.