Living With Diabetes Directory
Diabetes is a challenging condition. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you will need to follow a specific, daily routine. Routine habits include giving yourself an insulin shot or pricking your finger to check your blood sugar. Next, you will need to follow your doctor-prescribed treatment to avoid complications. Also, your lifestyle and relationships will need to accommodate the condition. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on living with diabetes, what it looks like, how to manage it, and much more.
Diabetes: Not a Personal Failure
Don’t believe the diabetes-equals-failure myth. Control what you can through diet and exercise.
Diabetes and Driving: How to Stay Safe
How does diabetes affect your driving?
Staying Positive With Type 2 Diabetes
, self-blame, fatigue, boredom -- all of these can creep in as you take care of type 2 diabetes day after day. Learn how to be kind to yourself and stay positive -- it will help your health in the long run.
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.
Beyond Medication: How to Stay on Top of Your Diabetes
Medication is only one part of your type 2 diabetes treatment strategy. Learn which lifestyle changes can help keep your blood sugar in check and prevent complications.
'How I Took Control of My Diabetes'
Small, manageable goals were the key for this WebMD Community Member.
Type 2 Diabetes: How to Handle the News
You just learned you have type 2 diabetes. What now?
Tired of Your Diabetes? Here’s How to Keep Going
When you have diabetes, your daily to-do list can seem overwhelming. Here are six things you can do to reduce or avoid burnout.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: What Your Friend With Diabetes Wishes You Knew
Understand the ins and outs of daily life with diabetes, from the perspective of your friend living with the disease.
Slideshow: Your Diabetes Supply Kit
If an emergency or disaster means you have to leave home, you’ll need to bring along supplies to take care of your diabetes. Know the items you should keep handy.
Slideshow: Diabetes Restaurant Guide: Tips on What to Order
Eating out with diabetes can be tricky. Use the tips in this slideshow to have a healthy restaurant meal that fits with your meal plan.
How I Get Back On Track
How I Got My Diabetes Under Control
Diabetes Is Like … a Dog?
It 'Takes 2' to Live With Type 2