Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood. Learn what causes diabetes, how to identify the signs and symptoms of it, how to treat it, what the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes is, and more.

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6-Year-Old with Diabetes Sells Pumpkins to Buy a Service Dog—and Ends Up Raising Over $24K

Ian Unger raised a little over $1,000 from selling pumpkins, and coupled with an online Facebook fundraiser, has met his goal in order to purchase a service dog.
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I Was an Anti-Medicine Mom, Until My Daughter's Diagnosis

After my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, doctors helped me realize that natural remedies work best alongside, not instead of, modern medicine.
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Too Little Sleep Tied to Diabetes in Kids, According to New Study

You know your child's diet can affect his or her odds of developing type 2 diabetes down the line. But did you know how much he or she sleeps could as well?
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A New Study Links Screen Time With Diabetes

Time to unplug! A new study says three hours of screen time a day may boost diabetes risk in kids. Here's what you can do about it.
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Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Excessive Infant Weight Gain

A new study links excessive weight gain during the first year of life to a child's risk for developing type 1 diabetes.
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More Diabetes

Could Your Child Have Diabetes?

More than 15,000 kids are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes every year. Make sure you know the signs of diabetes in children — they're all too easy to dismiss.
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6 Superfoods That Help Beat Diabetes

By the year 2020, it's predicted that more than half of us will be diabetic or pre-diabetic. Here are 6 superfoods that will help you beat the odds. 
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Our First Year with Diabetes

When my 7-year-old son was diagnosed with diabetes, I had no idea how dramatically the disease would impact our entire family.