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Living Well With Type 2 Diabetes

Make each day with type 2 diabetes as good as it can be. Explore strategies to help you manage your blood sugar and reduce risk of common complications.
Male checking his blood sugar
Can Erectile Dysfunction Related to Diabetes Be Reversed?
Diabetic neuropathy
How Is Diabetic Neuropathy Diagnosed and Treated?
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Medical Reasons You Have Cold Fingers
An older person uses a blood sugar meter on their index finger.
The Best Time to Check Blood Sugar
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A Personal Journey With Type 2 Diabetes
Family doctors appointment
How Can You Support Someone With Diabetes in a Nonjudgmental Way?
Man looking at prescription bottle
Metformin and ED: Is There a Connection?
Woman with diabetes lying down from a headache associated with low blood sugar
What Is the Relationship Between Diabetes and Migraines?
Woman inserting eye drops.
What Are Diabetic Eye Diseases?
One little eye test goes a long way
Diabetic Macular Edema: What to Know
Eye exam
What Causes Diabetic Retinopathy and How Is It Diagnosed?
Dilated pupil/blue eye.
What Is a Diabetes Eye Exam?
woman checking glucose levels
What Is Normal Nonfasting Glucose?
Older person uses smartphone but appears to have vision difficulties
Symptoms and Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy
A person getting a tattoo
Should You Get a Tattoo If You Have Diabetes?
Doctor and patient discuss diabetes care
Key Elements to Manage and Prevent Diabetes Complications
High Angle View Of A Heart Shape Made From Pills, Tablets, Drugs, Statins, Painkillers And Aspirin
Statins and Diabetes: Risks and Benefits
A doctor of Asian descent and an elderly patient are indoors at the man's home. The doctor is talking to his patient about his depression and anxiety while showing him his tablet.
What Is the Connection Between Diabetes and Depression?
Woman with diabetes eating
Is Diabetes a Disability?
Man with cigarette, lighter, and medical device on arm
Smoking and Increased Risk for Diabetes
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Is Diabetes Causing You to Lose Your Hair?
The idea of extracting marijuana oil for natural treatment of disease
The Benefits and Precautions of Using Marijuana for Diabetes
Senior woman checking blood sugar levels
How Stress Is Connected to Diabetes
Variety of spices
Cultural Considerations in Diabetes Management
Diabetes Awareness Month
Observe National Diabetes Awareness Month by Investing in Yourself
Mental health and substance abuse support group
What Is Comorbidity?
How Diabetes Can Contribute to Bone Disease
These late nights are not working for me
Managing Diabetes and Shift Work
What Is the Connection Between Chronic Illness and Depression?
Person wearing an insulin pump
Do You Have Lipohypertrophy and What Can You Do About It?
Woman using an iPad in a kitchen
The Top 5 Apps for Managing Diabetes of 2022
Best Diabetic Socks
The 9 Best Diabetic Socks of 2022
Insulin test and vials
What to Expect From an A1C Home Test Kit
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Diabetes and Surgery: Blood Sugar and Your Surgery Outcome
Woman with prescription bottle at laptop
ACE Inhibitors: Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes
Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision
Diabetic girl using blood glucose meter
10 Steps for Using a Glucometer
Blood on finger
What's the Ketone Level in Your Blood?
Woman wearing a CGM and putting her hair up
Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Weighing the Pros and Cons
woman using diabetes test kit
The Diabetes Supplies to Pack When You Leave Home
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Why It's Particularly Important to Floss When You Have Diabetes
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What Blood Glucose Meter Is Right for You?
Urine ketone test
How to Test Your Urine for Ketones
These Foods Fall on the Do-Not-Eat List If You Have Diabetes
Marathon Runners.
Leading Diabetes Charities & Organizations
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Diabetes and Surgery: What You Should Know Before Your Procedure
Mature couple having a fight
Is Anger at a Spouse Normal When Someone Has Diabetes?
Woman with Swollen Ankles
The Relationship Between Peripheral Edema and Diabetes
elderly woman putting lotion on feet
What Infections Are You at Risk for With Diabetes?
Underwater shot of fit swimmer training in the pool
Enjoy Swimming for Exercise With Diabetes
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How to Enjoy Alcohol Safely With Type 2 Diabetes
Man wearing socks and sandals
Do You Really Need Special Socks If You Have Diabetes?
Performing a blood glucose test with a finger prick
Guidelines for Blood Glucose Testing
10 Causes of High Triglycerides in Diabetes
Swimming is a good cardio workout.
Why Exercise Is Important for Your Diabetes
The 8 Best Shoes for Diabetics of 2020
The 8 Best Shoes for Diabetics of 2022
woman itching skin
How Diabetes Affects Your Skin
The doctor checks at the diabetic a level of sugar in blood
Do You Have Brittle Diabetes A.K.A. Uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes?
Peripheral neuropathy can cause hand pain.
Diabetic Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
The 7 Best Glucometers of 2022