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1 Minute Prediabetes Risk Test

Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes. Find out if you?re at risk for prediabetes today so you can reverse it before it becomes type 2 diabetes. Know where you stand. Take one minute […]

Patients with new T2D diagnosis feel unsupported to self-manage condition

Many adults who were newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes experienced emotional distress and felt unsupported while transitioning to self-management education, according to a presentation at the 2022 ADCES Foundation/Certified Board for Diabetes Care. Most patients with diabetes felt discomfort about being required to see a diabetes care and education specialist, while others lacked sufficient self-management information.

How does smoking affect diabetes?

Before you light up that next cigarette, here are some things to consider. You likely already know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other health issues. But did you know it can also cause diabetes? If you already have diabetes, smoking can make problems worse. About Diabetes A person with diabetes either does not have enough insulin, or their […]