Health Center - Diabetes

About eight percent of all Americans have diabetes, and the rate is increasing. Learn more about this prevalent and life-threatening disease, including common symptoms, how it affects your health, tips to manage it and prevent complications and ways to reduce your risk factors.
Diabetes Guide

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My doctor wants to start me on insulin for my diabetes. I hate the idea of giving myself shots. Is there any way to avoid insulin therapy? What devices might make my life easier?

I'm taking insulin now for my type 2 diabetes. I'm also very physically active. Is there anything I should know?

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