Diabetes education helps those individuals who are newly diagnosed learn how to manage their disease and be as healthy as possible.
Being newly diagnosed can be overwhelming. Discover what diabetes is, what happens to your body with diabetes, and ways to manage it effectively to maintain a healthy life.
Do you or someone you love have Type 1 diabetes? Although known as juvenile diabetes for a long time, type 1 can be diagnosed at any age. It’s important to know the difference between type 1 and type 2 as each has its own specific needs.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Knowing how to effectively manage is the most important aspect of a diabetes diagnosis. When you can keep your blood glucose in an optimal range you significantly cut down on the potential for complications.
Gestational diabetes is a diagnosis for pregnant women. Managing blood glucose during pregnancy is important for the health of your baby as well as yourself.
There are other forms of diabetes that may develop in individuals. Although more rare than other forms of diabetes, it’s important to know your specific diagnosis and the best ways to manage your blood glucose.
Not sure what a diabetes term means? Visit our glossary that covers common terms that are related to diabetes so you fully understand what you’re reading.