Diabetes and Eye Problems
Learn more about diabetic retinopathy and other eye problems that can be a complication of diabetes.
Inhaled insulin is another option for people with diabetes to control their blood sugar. It works for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but you shouldn't use it if you smoke or have asthma or COPD.
Diabetes Guide - Cause
Learn about the causes of type 1 diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes - Other Treatment
People who have type 1 diabetes need to avoid products that promise a 'cure.' None exists. They also need to avoid products for diabetes that are advertised by testimonials without a sound medical basis.
Type 2 Diabetes - What Increases Your Risk
There are some things that you cannot change that increase your chances of getting type 2 diabetes including:Your family history. If you have a parent, brother, or sister who has type 2 diabetes, you have a greater chance of developing the disease. Your race and ethnicity. African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders are at greater risk of developing type
Type 2 Diabetes in Children - Home Treatment
Your child needs to eat healthy meals with appropriate portions to support growth and prevent weight gain. The meal plan for your child will also spread carbohydrate throughout the day to prevent high blood sugar after meals.
Type 2 Diabetes - Treatment Overview
It can be scary to learn that you, your child, a family member, or a friend has type 2 diabetes or is at risk for the disease. Many people are shocked when they find out that they have type 2 diabetes. Others are relieved to know what has been causing their symptoms. Although it is normal to feel angry or depressed about having a serious lifelong disease, it is important to remember that many ...
Type 2 Diabetes in Children - Medications
The same medications are used to treat adults and children with type 2 diabetes. These medications increase insulin production, make the body better able to use insulin (decrease insulin resistance), or slow the intestinal absorption of carbohydrate.
Type 2 Diabetes in Children - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition.
Type 2 Diabetes - Living With Type 2 Diabetes
Making healthy choices is a large part of treating type 2 diabetes. The more you learn about the disease, the more motivated you may be to make good choices and to follow your treatment plan. By understanding what is happening in your body, you may also feel more in control of your disease. If you have type 2 diabetes, your daily routine will include:Eating healthy foods and spreading ...