Patient Story

‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall almost died on a family vacation. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her life completely changed.

You may be prediabetic and don’t know it, CDC warns

On average, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and the number of adults diagnosed with the disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years.

Patient Story

Surviving Vietnam, Agent Orange and diabetes

'I worked myself all the way up to eight insulin shots a day,' noted a veteran who has since turned his health care journey upside down.

30 million Americans now have diabetes

People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.

Want to avoid type 2 diabetes?

Add more whole grains to your diet.

Hormone link suspected in type 2 diabetes

Aldosterone is one potential connection between chronic conditions.

Patient Story

‘It feels good to walk’

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment and coordinated care saves Robert Shinew's leg.

Have a weak grip?

It may signal future health troubles—even in kids.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet, especially those living with diabetes.

Blood sugar worries? Aim for low-glycemic foods

Items low on the index can keep levels in check and ensure long-term payoff in weight loss.

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

Travel savvy if you have diabetes

Vacations don't have to slow down.