Children, Teens and Diabetes
What should a child or teen with diabetes do every day? To control diabetes and prevent complications, blood glucose levels must be as close to a "normal" range as safely possible.
Diabetes Disaster Preparedness Patient Information
As a person with diabetes, your daily routine involves schedules and planning. An emergency can seriously affect your health. It may be difficult to cope with a disaster when it occurs. You and your family should plan and prepare beforehand even if the event is loss of electricity for a few hours.
Five Important Facts About Diabetes
With so much health information available, it can be hard for people living with diabetes to separate fact from fiction. These five facts about diabetes can help people better understand how to manage the disease.
Control the ABC's of Diabetes for a Healthy Heart
Living with diabetes puts you at an increased risk for developing heart disease and stroke. But there's hope. People with diabetes can learn to manage their diabetes - and cut their risk for heart attack and stroke by more than half.
Chronic Inflammation: The Elephant in the Room of Our Health
Most Americans know that health risks such as high blood cholesterol and blood sugar are important to monitor, but a growing number of researchers believe that other major factors with far–ranging effects on heart disease and cancer should be getting more attention. One of these big factors is inflammation.
How Team Care Improves Depression and Diabetes
The expanding number of people with multiple physical and mental chronic conditions are among the toughest, and costliest, to care for. The TEAMcare collaborative care program offers a promising solution.