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

ask the expert

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?

personalized information

Medivizor helps you stay up to date with personalized diabetes information for your specific situation in words you can understand. Visit Medivizor to sign up for this free service.

join the conversation

Are you or is someone you care about living with diabetes? Join our Women With Diabetes community group to share your story and get tips for coping with this common condition.

listen and learn

Listen in to Real Women on Health's online radio show for tips on successfully managing and living well with diabetes.
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