Diabetes Diagnosis and When to Get Screened

An unprecedented number of people are living with diabetes today in the United States without even knowing it. According to the National Institute of …

What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by an accumulation of sugar (glucose) in the body. It is caused by either …

Getting Financial Help for Diabetes

No matter whom you ask—patients, caregivers, medical professionals, insurers, even employers—diabetes is expensive. In 2013, the American …

Depression and Diabetes

Depression can strike anyone, but people who have diabetes appear to be at greater risk. In fact, studies suggest that people who have type 2 …

Clinical Trials: Should I Be in One?

What you need to know about being part of a diabetes research study.

How Many Carbs Should a Person with Diabetes Eat?

  Figuring out how many carbs to eat when you have diabetes can seem confusing. Meal plans created by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) …