All Diabetes Basics Articles

Increasing muscle mass may be beneficial for individuals with pre-diabetes

Many physicians stress the importance of a diabetic diet and exercise regimen for individuals who have pre-diabetes since following this type of plan may help delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Sedentary lifestyles are largely to blame for type 2 diabetes risk

Most people think that if they get regular exercise they will be in good physical condition and reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes or other chronic health conditions. However, there may be more to it than this.

Expert warns diabetics to be mindful of the condition of their feet

Few people pay attention to the condition of their toes until there is a problem. However, this can be a major issue for diabetics. Because of this, one expert is warning people with type 2 diabetes and anyone else who thinks they have noticed toe deformities to talk to their doctor immediately.

New app helps individuals with type 1 diabetes track their injections

Among the many travails faced by individuals with type 1 diabetes, the need for regular insulin injections is among the most burdensome.

American Idol contestant looks to use fame to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research

Watching her perform under the bright lights of American Idol, it may have been easy to forget that Crystal Bowersox has type 1 diabetes, a severe condition that could have held her back and prevented her from reaching such heights.

Individuals with type 2 diabetes should discuss treatment options with their doctor

There are many different approaches a person with type 2 diabetes can potentially take to treat their condition. Controlling blood sugar levels is perhaps the most important part of this, but how aggressive should a person be in trying to bring their blood glucose down to normal levels?

Losing weight may boost the sexual health of men with type 2 diabetes

Sexual problems are among the more common side effects associated with type 2 diabetes. Many men who have the metabolic condition experience difficulties in the bedroom, which can have a major impact on their quality of life.

New device shown to block the absorption of some fats, limiting risk of type 2 diabetes

Obesity is the leading cause of type 2 diabetes, but a new device being marketed by a Massachusetts-based company may help many people avoid developing the metabolic condition as a result of overeating.

Baseball star shows kids they can do big things with type 1 diabetes

A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be devastating to young children. The news often means that they could be limited in the types of activities they can get involved in and that they will have to spend significant amounts of their time testing their blood sugar and taking insulin injections.

Parents need to watch for type 1 diabetes symptoms in their children

Type 1 diabetes can be an extremely dangerous condition for children, particularly if it is left untreated for any period of time. But how can parents know if their child has the disease?