In-depth

Complications

Amputation and diabetes

If you have diabetes, here's what you need to know about foot care and preventing serious complications that often require amputation.

Bone and joint problems associated with diabetes

If you have diabetes, you're at increased risk of various bone and joint disorders. Consider symptoms and treatment options.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Diabetes and dental care

Diabetes increases your risk of dental problems, but there's plenty you can do to promote healthy teeth and gums. Here's how.

Diabetes and menopause

Diabetes and menopause may team up for varied effects on your body. Here's what to expect — and how to stay in control.

Diabetes nutrition: sweets

Sweet news for dessert lovers! When you have diabetes, sweets aren't necessarily off-limits.

Diabetes: Eating out

Love to eat out? Make restaurant meals a healthy part of your diabetes meal plan.

Exercise and chronic disease

Curious about exercise and chronic disease? Get the answers to your questions.

Insulin and weight gain

Reading food labels

What you eat is up to you. Comparing food labels can help you make wise choices.

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Symptoms

Diabetes symptoms

Diabetes symptoms are often subtle. Pay attention to the clues your body's giving you.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Tests and diagnosis

A1C test

Regular A1C tests can help your doctor monitor your diabetes. Find out how often you need A1C tests and what the results mean for you.

Glucose tolerance test

Glucose tolerance test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this diabetes blood test.

Treatments and drugs

Blood glucose meters

Learn how to find a blood glucose meter that fits your needs and lifestyle.

Erectile dysfunction and diabetes

Erectile dysfunction is a common problem for men who have diabetes — but it's not inevitable. Make prevention a priority.

Pancreas transplant

A pancreas transplant offers a potential cure for type 1 diabetes in people whose diabetes can't be controlled with standard treatment.

Jul. 31, 2014

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