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.
Taking Care of Your Diabetes Every Day
If you have diabetes, there are things you must do every day to keep yourself healthy. Here’s your to-do list.
Diabetes Demands a Triad of Treatments
If you have either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, learn about new insulin products for insulin-dependent diabetics and new oral medications for those with Type 2 diabetes.
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.
Tips on Traveling With Diabetes
Important travel tips for people with diabetes.
Convenient Diabetes Care: The Insulin Pump
Insulin pumps deliver a steady stream of insulin, which most closely mimics a natural state, experts say.
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.
New High-Tech Tools to Help Control Diabetes
New high-tech devices may make it easier for many of the nation’s 21 million people with diabetes to control the disease.
Diabetes Care: Managing Your Time When You Have Diabetes
Diabetes care can be time-consuming. Here are some tips to help you keep up.
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.
WebMD Expert Answers: What are the three most important things someone with diabetes can do for their health?
Dr. Elizabeth R. Seaquist reports from the 2013 Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes
ABCs of Diabetes Success
What are the key elements to successfully managing your diabetes?
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.
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.
Insulin and Healthy Blood Sugar Levels - WebMD
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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.
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.