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.
7 Things That Can Make Diabetes Tough to Control
A lot of common things can derail your best efforts to keep your diabetes in check. But knowing what to watch for can help you stay on track.
Diabetes and Age-Related Hormone Changes
Getting older can throw off your blood sugar levels. Find out about midlife hormone changes and what to do about them.
Tips for Traveling With Diabetes
Tips for traveling with diabetes that will help you stay well and enjoy your time away.
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.
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.
'How I Took Control of My Diabetes'
Small, manageable goals were the key for this WebMD Community Member.
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.
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.
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.
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.