Shameless: S. Epatha Merkerson on the Sweet Truth About Diabetes

The multi-award-winning actress, best known for Law & Order, opens up

Your Health

The Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes

Having gestational diabetes increases health risks for you and your baby. Here's what you need to know.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Can’t Sleep Due to COVID-19 Stress?

Try these sleep hygiene practices to get more zzz's.

Your Wellness

Staying Healthy: Vaccines for Women Living with Diabetes

As we age, so do our immune systems, making it increasingly hard for them to fight off infections.

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Diabetes and Heart Attack Risk: What's the Connection?

About 68 percent of people age 65 and older with diabetes die from some form of heart disease. Here's what you need to know.

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Menopause and Diabetes: What's the Connection?

If you already have diabetes, menopause can change things. And if you don't have it, menopause may make it more likely to occur.

Menopause & Aging Well

Processed Foods May Raise Your Diabetes Risk

Read more about this and other health headiness that caught our attention this week.

Nutrition & Movement

Is Diabetes Tougher on Women's Hearts?

Diabetes might be more deadly for women than men, at least when it comes to heart troubles, new research shows.

Your Health

Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease

Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for diabetic eye disease that can lead to vision loss and blindness, according to new research.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Could a Pill Replace Insulin Shots?

Many people with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin at least once a day, but new animal research suggests a pill may one day do the trick.


Plant-Based Diet Helps Keep Diabetes at Bay

Turns out that the old adage—an apple a day keeps the doctor away—may actually be true.

Your Wellness

Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health

New research has found that older people with type 2 diabetes can also have more difficulties with thinking and memory.


10 Common Misconceptions About Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can be scary, but everything you've heard about diabetes may not be true. We debunk 10 common myths about type 2 diabetes.


Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

People with type 1 diabetes who use marijuana may double their risk of developing a life-threatening complication.