Diabetes Treatment Directory
Treating Type 1 diabetes -- or insulin-dependant diabetes -- is a lifelong process that includes regular monitoring of glucose levels and insulin injections to maintain regular blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes -- non-insulin-dependant diabetes -- can often be controlled by diet and exercise alone, though insulin and medications may also be used to regluate blood sugar. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diabetes is treated, what drugs are available, what new treatments are in development, and much more.
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.
Treating Diabetes With Islet Cell Transplantation
The experts at WebMD explain how islet cell transplantation can be used to treat type 1 diabetes.
Treating Diabetes With Insulin
Learn more about taking insulin, including different types, for diabetes.
The Types of Insulin Used to Treat Diabetes
WebMD gives you the facts on the many forms of insulin used to treat diabetes.
Saving on the Cost of Diabetes Care
Some of the best cost-cutting strategies are free. Find out how to save money on your diabetes care.
Is Islet Cell Transplant Still a Promising Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes?
This experimental pancreas procedure might eliminate the need for insulin injections in some people with diabetes. But it isn't easy, so other islet-cell alternatives are being researched.
Artificial Pancreas on the Horizon
An artificial pancreas could revolutionize the treatment of diabetes, and it may only be a few years away.
Maggots, Worms: Scary Medicine Goes Mainstream
Offbeat treatments, both old and new, are 'eeek-ing' their way into more common practice.
Long-Term Complications of Diabetes
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, explains the long-term complications of diabetes.
Does Diabetes Always Get Worse?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about how aging affects diabetes.
Can Diabetes Be Cured?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about whether type 2 diabetes can be cured.
What's the Future of Treating Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, describes what's in store for diabetes treatments.
Slideshows & Images
A Visual Guide to Type 2 Diabetes
WebMD offers a pictorial overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of 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 and Your Mouth
High blood sugar can cause damage throughout the body, including in your mouth. See why oral and dental care is key when you have diabetes.