Diabetes treatment is expensive. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetics spend an average of $13,243 a year on health care expenses. Many people who have diabetes need help paying some of the bills. This article details where you can go for help.
When the pancreas does not make enough insulin or the body is unable to use the insulin that is present, the cells cannot use glucose. Excess glucose builds up in the bloodstream, setting the stage for diabetes.
You should keep your blood sugar (also called blood glucose) at a healthy level to prevent or slow down diabetes problems.
You can help control your blood sugar, also called blood glucose, and diabetes when you eat healthy, get enough exercise, and stay at a healthy weight. Find out more about eating and diabetes.
One of the current "hot topics" in health research is how a certain kind of inflammation might affect our risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even cancer.
Carrying extra body weight and body fat go hand and hand with the development of type 2 diabetes. Managing your weight is the best thing you can do to prevent the development of diabetes.
Intensive treatment of cardiovascular risk factors is vital for people with diabetes, according to a series of reports from the American Heart Association.
Lifestyle choices, including eating a healthy diet and regular physical activity, are important for maintaining a healthy heart. For people with diabetes, these lifestyle choices are even more important.