Diabetes

Diabetes is made up of a group of diseases that cause high blood glucose, or too much sugar in the blood.

The most common types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes.

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Almost 30,000,000 people affected

Type 2 diabetes is lifelong

Blood testing required for diagnosis

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Diabetes: The Top 10 Questions

Basic Understanding

Diabetes: The Top 10 Questions

All your questions about diabetes--answered right here!

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Basic Understanding

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is when there is a lack of insulin in your body. It could be because your body does not produce enough insulin, or because you have insulin insensitivity and you body cells are not able to utilize insulin though it’s available. Type 2 diabetes can even be a result of both cases happening at once.

Is Diabetes a Lifelong Condition?

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Is Diabetes a Lifelong Condition?

Read this article to learn more.

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Overconsumption of White Rice Can Lead to Diabetes

Causes

Overconsumption of White Rice Can Lead to Diabetes

Dietary choices are an important factor in developing diabetes. If you are an avid consumer of white rice, you may want to rethink that after reading this article. Learn about new research linking diabetes to white rice consumption by reading this article.

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

Causes

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially life threatening complication, stemming from diabetes. Understanding its warning signs are crucial for individual's who are at risk for becoming diabetic. Read this article to learn more about the warning signs and symptoms of a person with diabetic ketoacidosis.

How does Alcohol Affect Diabetes?

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How does Alcohol Affect Diabetes?

Those with diabetes must be careful when deciding on whether to drink alcohol. Find out some of the rules for having a safe bar visit by reading this article.

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What is a Low Glycemic Index Diet?

What is a Low Glycemic Index Diet?

Low glycemic diet, also known as glycemic index diet or GI diet, is the basis of a number of popular diet plans for losing weight. Low glycemic diet is based on the glycemic index of different food materials.

Planning a Healthy Diabetes Diet

Planning a Healthy Diabetes Diet

Do you have diabetes? Are you wondering how to maintain a health and appropriate diet? Learn how to keep a well-rounded diet, while keeping your blood sugar in check.

How is Gestational Diabetes Treated?

How is Gestational Diabetes Treated?

Read this article to learn about the lifestyle modifications a mother will need to begin if she has developed gestational diabetes.

What is a Diabetes Diet?

What is a Diabetes Diet?

Diet is a crucial part of leading a healthy lifestyle. This goes double if you have diabetes. Learn some tips on how to manage your diet by reading this article.