New to Diabetes?

New to Diabetes?

Get all the information you need to better understand Diabetes.
From insight into the causes and symptoms of diabetes to treatment options, preventive measures as well as diabetes related informational show schedules on television, find it all on this page of our website.

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dLife TV Show Schedule

dLifeTV is the first of its kind — a weekly television series dedicated to empowering the millions of Americans living with diabetes. The entertaining half-hour show features real people, real stories, celebrities, timely advice, and diabetes-friendly [Read more ...]

https://www.dlife.com/dlife_media/tv
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Diabetes Quizzes

If the idea of tests makes you nervous and sweaty, inducing paralyzing flashbacks from those dear old golden rule days, then fear not! These quizzes are designed to give facts in a fun way. So dust off your diabetes knowledge and dive in. And if you d [Read more ...]

https://www.dlife.com/diabetes_quizzes
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Stay at Home Fitness

Though you are sure to find people with diabetes working out in a gym or health club, many instead prefer the greater sense of safety they feel while working out in the comfort of their own homes. Here, they are they are better equipped to deal with < [Read more ...]

http://www.dlife.com/diabetes-food-and-fitnes...
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Health Insurance Update

The Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, includes a number of changes to improve access to health insurance for individuals and families and make coverage more affordable. 

Some parts of the law are already in place and people with diab [Read more ...]

http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/...
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Diabetes management - How lifestyle, daily routine affect blood sugar

Keeping your blood sugar levels within the range recommended by your doctor can be challenging. That's because many things make your blood sugar levels change, sometimes unexpectedly. Following are some factors that can affect your blood sugar levels. [Read more ...]

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions...
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Diabetes Myths

There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as diabetes is a s [Read more ...]

http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/myths/
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Prediabetes Symptoms

Often, prediabetes has no signs or symptoms.

Darkened areas of skin, a condition called acanthosis nigricans, is one of the few signs suggesting you are at risk for diabetes. Common areas that may be affected include the neck, armpits, elbo [Read more ...]

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions...
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Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Learn how to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by losing a small amount of weight. To get started, use these tips to help you move more, make healthy food choices, and track your progress.

Reduce Portion Sizes

Portion size is the am [Read more ...]

http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationD...
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Prevent Diabetes

Research studies have found that moderate weight loss and exercise can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among adults at high-risk of diabetes. Find out more about the risk factors for type 2 diabetes, what it means to have prediabetes, and what you [Read more ...]

http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/consumer/prevent.htm
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Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes

Introduction

If type 2 diabetes was an infectious disease, passed from one person to another, public health officials would say we’re in the midst of an epidemic. This difficult disease, once called [Read more ...]

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/p...