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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How One Mom With Type 2 Diabetes is Inspiring Others With the Condition to Live Full Lives

Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at just 21, Georgia mom Mary Van Doorn has become even more motivated to care for her health as a result of parenthood and building an online community called Sugar Mama Strong.

'She's the Most Mighty Little Kid': How One Family Helps Their 5-Year-Old Navigate Type 1 Diabetes

Maggie Sexton was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she just was 15 months old. Now, her mother and support dog work together with medical intervention to act as her pancreas.

What To Do When Your Child's Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes

Managing type 1 diabetes requires a 24-7 commitment, and that can be overwhelming. But it does get easier, and there is lots of help available.

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.

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.

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.

More Diabetes

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?

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.