Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c, A1c)
Glycohemoglobin is a blood test that measures the amount of sugar (glucose) bound to hemoglobin. Normally, only a small percentage of hemoglobin in the blood (4% to 6%) has glucose bound to it.
Diabetes and Cholesterol Tests
Understand how cholesterol levels affect diabetes and why it is so important to check your cholesterol.
Diabetes Exercise Checklist
Exercise is a cornerstone of diabetes care, but it’s important to plan your diabetes fitness program carefully. This diabetes exercise checklist will help you cover the bases.
12 Tips for Eating Well With Diabetes
Eating a proper diet is key to gaining control over diabetes. Here are 12 tips to help you prepare healthful, diabetes-friendly dinners, even when you're pressed for time.
Traveling With Diabetes
Tips for traveling with diabetes that will help you stay well and enjoy your time away.
What to Ask Your Doctor About Insulin
WebMD provides a handy list of questions to ask your doctor about taking insulin.
10 Diabetes Diet Myths
WebMD debunks 10 common myths about diabetes and diet.
Diabetes in Men
Type 2 diabetes -- once called "adult onset diabetes" -- is on the rise, especially among men. Here’s an overview of the causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of diabetes.
Alternative Treatments for Diabetes Nerve Pain
Peripheral neuropathy is nerve pain that can be caused by diabetes but it might be eased with alternative treatments like acupuncture, mediation, hypnosis, and relaxation techniques.
Home Blood Sugar Testing
Learn about the latest and most effective tests available to check your own blood sugar levels if you have diabetes.