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.
What Diabetes Supplies and Devices Do I Need?
Learn about the supplies you need to manage diabetes, including devices like blood sugar meters, diabetic tests strips, and insulin pumps.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes
WebMD explains continuous glucose monitors for diabetes -- how they work and who might benefit from using one.
How to Give Yourself an Insulin Shot for Diabetes
WebMD provides a step-by-step guide on giving yourself insulin injections if you have diabetes.
Strategies to Control Your Diabetes
If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, you can still keep up with the things you love while you take care of yourself.
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.
How to Use a Home Glucose Monitor
Your step-by-step guide to testing blood sugar levels with a glucose meter.
When You Find Out You Have Diabetes
Important things for people to know when they find out they have diabetes.
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.
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.
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.
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.