More than 29 million Americans had diabetes in 2012. About 208,000 of those are under age 20 (Type 1). Another 86 million Americans are considered “prediabetic.” We’re tracking what’s new and what you can do to prevent—or conquer—the challenges of living with diabetes.
Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates.
A study of 1.5 million people found that fitter teens had lower lifetime risk.
Young people with diabetes sometimes struggle with both the disease and depression. There's help available.
Is diabetes reversible? Does the condition reduce my life expectancy?
Dietitian offers sound advice for finding proper balance in your busy life.
But whether it might impact human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known.
Researchers to measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes.
Trial found it easier to use than current remedy for low blood sugar.
A life-threatening infection was Larry Thomas' turning point, his rock bottom. Geralyn Merkey was there to meet him.
Minorities are at much greater risk of developing diabetes, but early action can make all the difference.
Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels.
But it's not all good news: The U.S. still has more diabetes patients than 37 other developed nations.