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.
Changes You Can Make to Help Control Your Diabetes
If you have diabetes, there are simple things you can do to help control it.
Diabetes and Emotions
Understanding the emotional impact of diabetes is crucial to staying well. WebMD helps you learn how to keep your emotions balanced with lifestyle choices, social support, and mental health counseling.
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 and Driving: How to Stay Safe
How does diabetes affect your driving?
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.
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.
Type 2 Diabetes: How to Handle the News
You just learned you have type 2 diabetes. What now?
'How I Took Control of My Diabetes'
Small, manageable goals were the key for this WebMD Community Member.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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 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.
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.