Diabetes Home Care and Monitoring Directory
As a diabetic, you play a major role in managing your diabetes, and this includes everything from making healthy food choices and getting exercise to regularly monitoring your blood sugar levels and taking your medications as necessary. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about diabetes home care and monitoring, from practical tips to the latest research and findings.
Diabetes and Infection
Diabetes can hurt your body's ability to fight infection. Learn the warning signs.
Diabetes Care in Special Situations
Learn more from WebMD about controlling your diabetes when you're ill, you're traveling, and during holidays.
Tracking Devices for Diabetes Patients
A few gadgets can make it easier for you to keep a close eye on your blood sugar and things that can affect it.
Diabetes Care at Home
Learn safe and effective strategies for diabetes care at home.
Quick Quiz: Is Your Diabetes Under Control?
Is your diabetes under control? Take this quiz to find out.
The Daily Diabetes Check
Doing just seven quick things a day can help you keep tabs on your condition.
Keep Your Diabetes Under Control
Keep your blood sugar -- and your health -- on track.
How Smart Testing Can Help You Control Your Diabetes
Figuring out the best ways and best times to test your blood sugar can be tricky, but it’s easier than you may think.
When You Find Out You Have Diabetes
Important things for people to know when they find out they have diabetes.
How to Use a Home Glucose Monitor
Your step-by-step guide to testing blood sugar levels with a glucose meter.
Does Diabetes Always Get Worse?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about how aging affects diabetes.
What Kind of Tests Monitor Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about the tests you need to take if you have diabetes.
Slideshows & Images
Essential Tips to Manage Your Diabetes
Diabetes means you have to watch your diet and medicines closely. Use these tips to manage your condition every day.
10 Muscle Moves to Help Tame Diabetes
If you have diabetes, strengthening your muscles can help control your blood sugar. This slideshow tells you how to get started.
Tips for Blood Sugar Control When You Have Type 2 Diabetes
Looking for ways to keep your blood sugar in check? Feast your eyes on these tips for controlling your glucose when you have type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Management in 10 Minutes
See simple ways to better manage your diabetes. From tips on controlling blood sugar to diet and exercise, see fresh new ideas.
Diabetes Do's and Don'ts
Take this quiz to see how much you know about Type 2 diabetes, insulin, diet, exercise, and related conditions.
Myths & Facts About Type 2 Diabetes
Do you have all the facts about the symptoms, treatments, and possible complications of type 2 diabetes? Take this quiz and find out.