In-depth

Complications

Diabetes and preparing for pregnancy

Managing diabetic neuropathy complications

Lifestyle and home remedies

Atkins Diet

Exercise and chronic disease

Prevention

Diabetes prevention: 5 tips for taking control

Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention — and it's never too late to start.

Risk factors

Heart disease risk calculator

Find out your heart disease risk and what you can do to reduce it.

Symptoms

Fatigue

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Types of diabetic neuropathy

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Glucose tolerance test

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Treatments and drugs

Ease the pain of diabetic neuropathy

Glycemic index diet

Medications for type 2 diabetes

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