Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can occur at any age but is most common in older adults. Read about the type 2 diabetes symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and more.

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10 Sneaky Foods That May Increase Your Blood Sugar

You know you should avoid processed foods and sugary treats if you're watching your blood sugar levels, but there are some surprising culprits you should also think twice about, too.

9 Things You Never Knew About Type 2 Diabetes

As obesity explodes around the world, type 2 diabetes is following close behind. Here's what you need to know about...

This Is How Much Soda It Takes to Increase Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Soda might be refreshing, but when it comes to your health, how much is too much? You'd be surprised.

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9 Must-Follow Breakfast Rules for People With Diabetes

A healthy breakfast for people with diabetes is high in protein and fiber. Here's how to prepare healthy breakfast meals...

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10 Life-Saving Things You Must Do if You Have Diabetes

If you're among the millions of people living with diabetes, there are many things you can do to lower your...

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7 Ways to Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

Here are science-backed diet, exercise, and wellness tweaks that can help you maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

15 Easy Diabetic Recipes You’ll Want to Make Over and Over

Not only are these diabetic-friendly recipes tasty, they are also easy to make.

11 Everyday Habits That Are Absolutely Ruining Your Diabetes Control

Living with diabetes is a daily challenge, but tweaking these behaviors improves control over your blood sugar. Say goodbye to...

7 Signs You Might Have Metabolic Syndrome

About 34 percent of U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome, but the symptoms are so common they can be easily ignored....

15 Breakthroughs That Could Beat Diabetes for Good

Smarter drugs. Healthy changes that really work. A bionic pancreas that acts like the real thing. Weight-loss surgery. (Plus cheaper...

15 Things Nutrition Experts Need You to Know About Diabetes Dieting

Just because you have diabetes doesn't mean you have to totally overhaul your diet. Here's what experts want you to...

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8 Signs You Could Have Insulin Resistance

It is estimated that 25 percent of Americans have insulin resistance. Here are eight potential signs you could have a...

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12 Rules to Follow to Keep Blood Sugar Steady

If you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, following expert-approved strategies to maintain your blood sugar levels is...

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Diabetes-Friendly Foods: 16 Super Bowl Snacks Everyone Can Enjoy

We asked a team of nutrition experts and chefs to give us their recipes for delicious and diabetes-friendly snacks everyone...

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12 Silent Diabetes Complications You Need to Know About—and How to Avoid Them

High blood sugar levels can cause head-to-toe diabetes complications. Being aware of the risks can help you avoid them.

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12 Signs That You’re Borderline Diabetic

Prediabetes is becoming a national health crisis. Do you have the symptoms and risk factors that show you're headed for...

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What Is an A1C Test? The Answers to Your Most Important A1C Questions

What is an A1C test for diabetes? Is it really a necessary part of diabetes management? We asked diabetes...

The Doctor-Approved Guide to Diabetic Neuropathy Treatments

The symptoms include shooting and burning pain in your feet, hands, legs and arms—which is why diabetic neuropathy treatments for...

9 Meal Tricks Every Diabetic Should Follow to Survive Holiday Dinners

Whoa! Did you know the average American may consume over 4,500 calories at a holiday feast? For the diabetic, the...

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How to Tell the Difference Between Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia

Two much—or too little—blood sugar can cause health issues. Here's how to tell if it's happening to you.

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24 Life-Saving Facts About Glucose Even People Without Diabetes Should Know

Glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar, plays a huge role in your health—whether you have diabetes or not. Here's how...

If You Eat This One Food, You Could Lower Your Risk of Diabetes

Hint, hint: Not all fats are created equal.

Warning: If You’re Diabetic and Over 75, Your Doctor Could Be Over-Treating You—Here’s How

Treating diabetes is vital—until you reach a certain age. After that, the risk of blood sugar dipping too low can...

Your Risk of Developing Diabetes Goes WAY Up If You’re Eating Too Much Sodium—Here’s Why

Experts debate how bad salt really is, but for people at risk for diabetes the answer seems clear: Cut back...

Beware: Following These 3 Fad Diets Could Raise Your Risk of Diabetes

Some of today's most popular diets impact how the body controls sugar, which could potentially hike your risk for type...

You Can Potentially Reverse Type 2 Diabetes—If You Lose This Many Pounds

With some investment and effort—and by keeping a close eye on the scale—people with type 2 diabetics may be able...