Number of Americans with Untreated Diabetes on the Rise

Many Americans have diabetes and don’t even know it. According to the Centers for Disease Control National Diabetes Statistics Report from …

What Causes Diabetes in Men and Women?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by high sugar levels in the blood. This happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone …

Life Expectancy For Diabetes Patients and How it Can be Improved

Diabetes, for far too long, has been characterized as a condition that shortens the life expectancy.  Earlier, it was a condition that was diagnosed …

Diabetes and Cold Feet

We’ve all heard of a bride or groom “getting cold feet” before walking down the aisle, but for people with diabetes, having cold feet takes on …

Diabetes Medical Management Plan Form for School

If your child has diabetes, it can be nerve-wracking sending them off to school—knowing that not all school staff understand proper diabetes …

Traveling with Diabetes—Travel Letter

Today, security concerns have impeded travel and made it more difficult for the average traveler to get from point A to point B. For a person with …

13 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Uncontrolled cases can cause blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and …

The Other Cholesterol Test We All Should Get

If you have type 2 diabetes, chances are you know whether or not you have high cholesterol. The two often go hand in hand. You may know your total …

The Diabetes-Sleep Apnea Link

Maybe your bedmate has noticed that you snore loudly and stop breathing for seconds or even minutes at a time, and then start again with a loud snort …

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 …