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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.

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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.

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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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Culinary Medicine: Bitter Melon for High Blood Sugar

Bitter melon looks like a warty cucumber. It's used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to control blood sugar in people with diabetes. Should you try it?

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Exercise If You Take Insulin? This Online Calculator Makes It Easy

If you have diabetes and take insulin, exercise can be tricky—and sometimes, dangerous. This online calculator helps make it easier to be safe.