Diabetes and Your Feet
Peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes can be a big problem for your feet. Find out from the experts at WebMD how to prevent foot problems with proper foot care.
The Truth About Sweets and Diabetes
Sweets are off-limits to people with diabetes, right? Get the facts from the experts on this and other diabetes myths.
Diagnosis of Diabetes
WebMD explains the tests used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes.
Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you might also suffer from peripheral neuropathy. WebMD tells you more about managing the pain with diet and exercise.
How Do I Manage My Blood Sugar When I’m Sick?
If you have diabetes and are sick with a cold, flu, or stomach bug, find out the steps to take to get well quickly and prevent complications.
Diabetes and Eye Problems
Learn more about diabetic retinopathy and other eye problems that can be a complication of diabetes.
Causes and Treatments of Diabetic Retinopathy
WebMD examines the causes and treatments of diabetic retinopathy, a common complication of diabetes that affects vision.
Learn more about diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness and a common 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.
Diabetic Neuropathy - What Happens
Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong disease that affects the way your body uses food for energy. The disease develops when the cells of the body become resistant to insulin or when the pancreas cannot make enough insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps your body's cells get needed energy from sugar. When insulin is not able to do its job, too much sugar builds up in your blood. Over time, this extra ..