Resources and tips for families and individuals dealing with diabetes type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Practical diet, lifestyle and glucose management ideas.

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Health Complications Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

When you don’t adequately take care of your type 2 diabetes, several long-term consequences can arise. Here are a few potential complications you might experience. (read more)

How to Get the Most Accurate Blood Sugar Reading

It’s common to have a hard time collecting an accurate blood glucose reading. There are several factors to consider in order to get the most precise blood sugar results. (read more)

How to Reduce Your Risks for Diabetes and Heart Disease

Smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise and other factors negatively impact our individual and community health. The good news is it’s never too late to make changes for the better. (read more)

Lack of Exercise May Lead to Late-Life Diabetes

Studies identify lack of physical activity as a key factor in the increased prevalence of diabetes type-2, also known as adult-onset diabetes. (read more)

Managing Your Diabetes as a College Student

Living on your own as a diabetic college student can be much easier if planned well. By making a schedule, you can devote time to exercise, test your blood sugar levels and prepare healthy, well-balanced meals. (read more)

Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

Traveling presents numerous challenges for people with diabetes. Follow these 10 simple tips to make your trip pleasant and healthy. (read more)