High Blood Sugar, Diabetes, and Your Body
Why are high blood sugar levels bad? WebMD examines the role of sugar in the development of diabetes and related conditions.
Home Blood Sugar Testing
Learn about the latest and most effective tests available to check your own blood sugar levels if you have diabetes.
Common Causes of Blood Sugar Spikes
Blood sugar levels spike from time to time. These seven things can send them through the roof.
Dangers of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Blood sugar levels that are too high over time put you at risk for all kinds of health problems. Learn about the health complications high blood glucose can cause.
How to Count Your Carbs
If you are managing diabetes, get tips on how to keep track of how many carbohydrates you eat.
Be Prepared for Low Blood Sugar
If you rely on insulin injections or certain pills to manage your diabetes, you’re at risk of low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself out of this danger zone and stay prepared.
Healthy Living for Everyone With Diabetes
Find out the kinds of food to eat and the best way to exercise if you want to get your diabetes under control.
Warning Signs of Diabetes Problems
Learn the symptoms of health problems you can get when your blood sugar is out of control, such as nerve damage, skin problems, and eye trouble.
When Insulin Isn't Enough for High Blood Sugar
Find out how to bring blood sugar spikes under control if taking insulin for your diabetes isn't doing the trick.
Dental Problems and Diabetes
Learn more from WebMD about how uncontrolled diabetes can lead to gum disease and infection.