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Celebrating New Years with Alcohol and Type 2 Diabetes? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
As the countdown to the New Year draws near, you might find yourself celebrating with liquid spirits … more

A Diabetes Comic and Mobile App – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona collaborated with local pop … more

New Goals for 2012 – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The beginning of the New Year is around the corner.  Hopefully you take this time to think abou … more

Diabetes and Your Skin – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
It is not well-known, but diabetes can express itself through your skin.

Do you have itchy lower le … more

What Are Diabetic Socks? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in my mid 20′s.  I admit for a while I thought it was sill … more

Simple Fruit Platters to Make Life Easier – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Gatherings and parties usually mean there is a nice spread of desserts.  I know sometimes I am … more

Vegetable Platters to the Rescue – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I recently saw a Facebook friend with diabetes lamenting over a family event.  Her mother-in-la … more

Early Diabetes Symptoms – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it was after many appointments for recurrent and persiste … more

Diabetes, Sex, and Urination – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Some people avoid talking about these subjects–especially because they are about embarrassing perso … more

World Diabetes Day – In a Nutshell – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Today is November 14 and it is World Diabetes Day.  This day was established by the Internation … more

Raise Your Hand to Stop Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
For American Diabetes Month, the American Diabetes Association is asking for your help to stop diabe … more

American Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Get ready, American Diabetes Month starts today, November 1, with World Diabetes Day on November 14. … more

Halloween – The Day After – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
So my little trick or treater had a great night and came home with a bag and a bucket full of candy. … more

Fun Size Candy Education for the Halloween Aftermath – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
My son’s candy bag is still calling to me.  A quick look at the candy reveals that none of the … more

When the Sweet Tooth Starts Making Demands – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
What do you do when your sweet tooth tries to treat you like a maitre d’?  It happens, and you … more

Diabetes-Friendly Sweet Foods – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I really don’t like super sweet food anymore.  However, I do appreciate foods with some sweetne … more

20 Interesting Facts About Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Whether you like it or not, when you have diabetes it becomes a part of your life.  There is no … more

Diabetes Community Spotlight on Diabetes Mine – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

Diabetes Mine is an established and respected site for people with diabetes.  It delivers hel … more

Two Great Books for Women With Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
When I was first diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the early 90′s, there were not many books on diab … more

Our first “A Living with Diabetes Story” – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

I am excited to call out for “Real-Life Beating Diabetes Stories” from people with type 2 diabetes … more

Free Diabetes Health Screenings from Sam’s Club – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
On September 10, 2011, at all Sam’s Club stores with pharmacies, members and the public will be offe … more

Put Yourself at the Top of your To-Do List – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
There are so many things going on in the day, it can be hard to take time to take care of yourself. … more

Type 2 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia – A Lesson in What Not to Do – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar is not often thought to be a worry for people with type 2 diabetes.& … more

The Harvard School of Public Health published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Associa … more

Life with Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I started a website in 2001 called Diabetic Mommy and the focus was on community and support.  … more

The “Master Regulator” of Fat Genes Identified – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
A study published in Nature Genetics claims that researchers have discovered a single “master regula … more

People with Type 2 diabetes have been found to have better blood sugar control after gastric bypass … more

Is There a Cure for Diabetes? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Is there a cure for diabetes?  This is the number one question I receive via email.  This … more

Nicotine Can Raise A1c Over 30% – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

Nicotine is being blamed for higher A1c levels and higher risk for complications in people with di … more

Diabetes Depression and Anger – How do You Vent? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

There are days that Type 2 diabetes gets me down. � Not just down but downright mad. � The anger i … more

By Stacey Hugues, About.com Contributing Writer

Walmart, already nationally known for providing aff … more

If you subscribe to my newsletters, you may have noticed last week’s theme was diabetes and pregna … more

Jack LaLanne Godfather of Fitness Dies at 96 – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I absorbed the news of Jack LaLanne’s death with great sadness. � To say I was a big fan is a great … more

Diabetes and Depression a “Double Whammy” – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
If you know many people with diabetes, chances are you know a few who are suffering from depression. … more

New Diabetes Recipes Added – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Two new diabetes-friendly recipes have been added to our collection by registered dietitian Stacy Hu … more

WellDoc Cell Phone App for Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

A company called WellDoc is developing a mobile phone application that Businessweek featured as a … more

Byetta and Lantus Insulin Combo Getting Big Hype � Deserved? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
A study regarding Byetta (exenatide) combined with Lantus (glargine insulin) achieving good results … more

Imaginary Eating May Cut Cravings – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
My friends and family poke fun at me because of my imaginary eating. They tell me to stop because th … more

Diabetes Treatment – Small Changes Can Be Powerful – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Looking back at National Diabetes month and World Diabetes Day, a common theme stood out to me in re … more

Bret Michaels on Diabetes � Manage it Well and Rock it Hard – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

About Bret Michaels

I got to speak to Bret Michaels, a magnetic personality and categorical exa … more

Angie Stone – Diabetes Powerhouse – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

About Angie Stone

I spoke with powerhouse, pop-culture icon and diabetes advocate Angie Stone. … more

Anthony Anderson – Diabetes Transformer – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

Anthony Anderson in 2003 and on October 10, 2010

About Anthony Anderson

I had the pleasure o … more

Diabetes Month � Making it Personal With a Small Goal – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
In my last blog post, I mentioned how National Diabetes Month presents us with new opportunities to … more

Diabetes Day and Month � What Does it Mean for You? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Bret Michaels is the “Face of Diabetes” for the American Diabetes Association for their American D … more

Better Blood Sugar Levels with Diabetes Peer Support – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Researchers comparing blood sugar improvements using diabetes peer support versus traditional nurse … more

LADA Awareness Week – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am

When I first got involved in the diabetes community, I started a forum for women with diabetes whe … more

Columbus Day and Diabetes – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
As I write this blog entry, it is Columbus Day. I woke up this morning wondering if it was a federa … more

FDA Restricts Use of Avandia – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Right on the heels of a recent blog post regarding safety concerns over the diabetes drug Actos (pio … more

Diabetes in Children: Can Chromosomes Predict Future? – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
High risk for Type 2 diabetes may someday be identified in kids by examining their DNA.

Diabetes is … more

New Diabetes Drug Scare: Actos to be Reviewed by FDA – About Diabetes Jan 1, 1970, 12:00 am
I had taken Avandia for years when I began to see news reports questioning its safety. Of course I … more

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