The difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes can occur on several levels, including age, lifestyle, and body physiology. One is preventable, the other can't be cured.
Help for a common source of pain, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, may come from an everyday vitamin found in sunlight and foods — vitamin D. Here’s what you should know.
To take charge of your blood sugar, learn to balance your meals with equal amounts of protein and high-fiber healthy carbs, and lots of non-starchy vegetables.
Yoga can reduce your stress and help you manage your daily life, but this mind-body practice could also be an important add-on to type 2 diabetes treatment.
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.
The earlier type 2 diabetes sets in, the greater your chance of Alzheimer’s or memory loss. This is a strong reason to pay attention if you have prediabetes.
Can you reverse diabetes? It's possible with bariatric surgery. Obese people who don’t get this surgery are more likely to die of type 2 diabetes.
If you do feel the sensation of pins and needs in your feet, you may have small fiber neuropathy. Talk to your doctor. Type 2 diabetes might be causing the problem.
Don’t wait for chest pain. Heart attack symptoms when you have diabetes are more likely to include fatigue and trouble breathing. Learn which signs to watch for.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect many other areas of your health. The more severe your psoriasis, the higher your risk of 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.
Hypoglycemia means your blood sugar is too low. Hypoglycemia is most often related to diabetes treatment, and symptoms of low blood sugar need immediate attention.