Could I Get Gestational Diabetes?
WebMD explains the tests used to diagnose gestational diabetes.
6 Strategies to Control Diabetes
You've just been diagnosed with diabetes. Now what? Learn more about managing the disease so that you can live a long, healthy life.
Foot Care for Diabetes
Foot care tips for people with diabetes.
Diabetes: A Skin-Care How-To
Skin problems are common in people with diabetes, and WebMD gives you pointers for protecting yourself.
Diabetes and Your Skin
Skin problems are common among people with diabetes. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatments of various skin conditions that can arise if blood sugars are not under control.
How Weight Loss Surgery Helps Type 2 Diabetes
Here's information you can use to talk with your doctor about how weight loss surgery -- like gastric bypass and gastric banding -- can help people manage type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Feet
When you have diabetes, your feet need extra care and attention. Diabetes damages the nerve endings and blood vessels in your feet, making you less likely to notice when your feet are injured. Diabetes also interferes with your body's ability to fight infection. If you develop a minor foot injury, it could become an ulcer or develop into a serious infection. With good foot care, you can prevent ..
Type 1 Diabetes in Children: Safe Exercise - Topic Overview
Children who take insulin are at risk of hypoglycemia during and after exercise. But with good planning and awareness,a child can exercise and participate in sports safely. Good planning means checking blood sugars before,during,and after exercise. Then,you can keep a record of how exercise affects your child's blood sugars. Remember that each child will react to exercise differently. ...
Diabetic Nephropathy - Topic Overview
Diabetic nephropathy is a complication of diabetes that is caused by uncontrolled high blood sugar.
Diabetes: Amputation for Foot Problems - Topic Overview
Blood vessel and nerve damage associated with diabetes can lead to serious infections that are extremely difficult to treat. Often the first place you have a problem is your feet. When you lose the ability to feel your toes and feet,you are more likely to injure them without knowing it. Even a minor injury,such as a small cut,can develop into an ulcer and a serious infection. Infections of ...