What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? 

Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves outside the brain and spinal cord) results in pain, tingling, and numbness in your hands and feet. Diabetes is a common cause.


What Is an A1C Test? 

An A1C test can diagnose diabetes and monitor blood sugar levels over several months. It can also identify prediabetes, which raises your risk for diabetes.


Foods That Lower Blood Sugar 

Whether you have diabetes or not, keeping blood sugar in a healthy range is important. Learn about foods that lower blood sugar and include them in your meals.


What Is Diabetes? 

Diabetes occurs when you can't make any or enough of the insulin your body needs to direct blood glucose to your cells. Here's what you should know.

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Diabetes Symptoms in Women 

Diabetes affects American women and men about equally. But, while many of the symptoms are the same, diabetes can affect women differently than men.

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Statins and Type 2 Diabetes 

If you have high cholesterol, taking statins can lower your risk of heart disease. But statins may promote diabetes. Get the facts to protect your health.

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How to Make the Right Carb Choices 

What is a carbohydrate? And why are some carbs good for your health and others bad for you? The answers lie in a food's balance of sugar and other nutrients.


What Is Glycemic Load? 

What is glycemic load? Many alternatives have been developed to evaluate how foods affect blood sugar. Glycemic load might be a better way for diabetics to monitor blood sugar levels.


How to Prevent Dementia  

Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are marked by insulin resistance — and preventing or reversing insulin resistance may prevent dementia, including Alzheimer’s.


What Is Diabetic Retinopathy? 

If blood sugar isn’t controlled, people with diabetes can develop diabetic retinopathy. This vision-robbing condition can cause blindness, if not treated early.


Early Signs of Diabetes 

Learn the early signs of diabetes. Millions of Americans have diabetes and don’t know it, and tens of millions don't know that they have prediabetes.


Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? 

Can you reverse type 2 diabetes? Believe it or not, many doctors say that weight loss alone can do the trick. Here's how to reverse type 2 diabetes without bariatric surgery.