Diabetes

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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.

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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.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Parents: Stop the Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic

Sugary sodas, empty-calorie snacks and a sedentary lifestyle is behind the type 2 diabetes rise in our kids. If you are a parent, you should be scared.

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Is Diabetes Causing Me to Be Sleepy After Dinner?

If you crash after eating dinner, could that be a warning sign of a health problem such as diabetes? Here are the facts about this common phenomenon…

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Blood Sugar–Testing Devices Go High-Tech

Are blood sugar monitoring and insulin injections taking over your life? New glucose monitors and insulin pumps can simplify managing your diabetes.

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Is It Safe to Eat Fruit When You Have Diabetes?

I know fruit is healthy, but I have diabetes and have to watch how much sugar I eat. Fruit has a lot of sugar, doesn’t it? Does that mean I shouldn’t eat it?

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Medicare Now Covers Diabetes Prevention

Medicare has started to cover diabetes prevention programs for people with prediabetes. Here’s how to enroll.

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Diabetes: The High-Fiber Fix

Think you’re eating enough fiber to control type 2 diabetes? A new study says you probably need more—a lot more.

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Certified Diabetes Educator

Adding this specialist to your healthcare team will help you get your diabetes under control and keep it there. Here’s how to find your perfect partner.

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“Type 1.5” Diabetes

What is type 1.5 diabetes? How does it differ from other types of diabetes? Some researchers believe that type 1.5…

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Can Chia Seeds Help Curb My Cravings?

Chia seeds are full of water-soluble fiber that bulks up food so you eat less. That's particularly important if you have prediabetes.

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What Kinds of Rice Are Best for Diabetics?

Rice isn’t always a blood-sugar-raising no-no for diabetics. Some kinds have a lower glycemic index than others…and how you cook your rice matters, too.

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Vinegar Can Do Wonders for Your Blood Sugar

Apple cider vinegar—indeed, any vinegar—can help prevent blood sugar spikes in people with diabetes or prediabetes. Here's the right way to use it.

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Surprising Symptoms of Prediabetes

Itchy skin…slow-healing cuts…tender gums…and more One of the best ways to prevent diabetes is to spot blood sugar (glucose) problems before the…

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Sweet Surprise…Fruit Fights Diabetes

Take a bite of out diabetes—eat more fruit. In spite of its sugar, fruit may actually reduce your risk of…