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type 1 diabetes

‘A magnified effect’

COVID-19 hits especially hard for those with diabetes. Experts offer tips to reduce your risk of serious illness.

Patient Story

‘It’s a total God thing’

A Greenville youth takes an unexpected Type 1 diabetes diagnosis in stride.

Study links arthritis to other diseases

People with inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes or blood clots may be more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis.

Patient Story

See the doctor in your PJs

'Like FaceTime’ for health care, the Spectrum Health app sees a huge surge during flu season. One patient shares how it saved her money and the hassle of leaving home.

Don’t be the diabetes police

Follow these handy tips for healthy interactions with family and friends who are battling this burdensome disease.

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.

Does ‘mono’ virus up odds for other diseases?

Scientists seek to unravel how viruses trigger disease.

When diabetes strikes earlier, it’s deadlier

Type 2 in young people can lead to a more aggressive disease with more complications.

Diabetes? Focus on the feet

Food, exercise and blood sugar are important pieces of the puzzle—but foot health is a chief concern, too.

Study uncovers celiac-diabetes link

Children with Type 1 diabetes may face triple the risk of developing autoantibodies that can lead to celiac disease.

100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease.

Patient Story

Diabetes isn’t what it used to be

Doctors expect Emma Scott, 7, to live a 'normal kid' kind of life after Type 1 diagnosis.