7 Tips for Moms-to-Be with Diabetes

7 Tips for Moms-to-Be with Diabetes

Healthy pregnancies are possible whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. But if blood sugar isn’t well controlled, it could lead to difficulties for you and your baby. The key to a healthy preg...
What is LADA or type 1.5 diabetes?

What is LADA or type 1.5 diabetes?

If you're active in online diabetes forums and social media, you've probably come across prominent community members with a third type of diabetes. It's known as type 1.5 diabetes or LADA (which st...
The Science Behind Staying Active

The Science Behind Staying Active

Regular physical activity is essential to managing diabetes.1 Not only does it help your body use insulin more effectively — but the blood sugar-lowering benefits can last for hours after a workout...
What is diabetic ketoacidosis?

What is diabetic ketoacidosis?

Learn how to recognize and manage diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) to keep yourself healthy and safe. Table of contents What is diabetic ketoacidosis? What if your test shows that ketones are present? ...
Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Previously known as "juvenile diabetes," because it primarily affects children, we now know that type 1 diabetes can affect people at any age. Table of contents How does type 1 diabetes develop? L...
Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

By far the most common type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes affects more than 27 million Americans—many of whom don't even know they have it yet. Type 2 diabetes used to be called "adult onset" diabet...
Know Your Diabetes ABCs

Know Your Diabetes ABCs

Between checking your blood sugar, seeing your doctor, eating right, staying active and taking medications, living with diabetes can be a lot to deal with!But there’s one simple reminder for being ...
What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Simply put, diabetes is a condition that occurs when your blood glucose, or blood sugar, is too high. But how does that happen, and what does it mean? Table of contents How your body creates and u...
The Truth Behind Diabetes Myths PART 2

The Truth Behind Diabetes Myths PART 2

Living with diabetes can be enough of a challenge — without having to deal with inaccuracies, misunderstandings and just plain wrong information. Let’s take a closer look at some more common myths ...