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Diabetes Center

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes happens when a person can't use glucose normally.

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  • Your Feelings When You Have Diabetes

    Just like anyone with a health condition, it's natural to have lots of different emotions when living with diabetes.

    Feelings

  • Everyday Stuff, Like School and Exercise

    How do you handle going to school with diabetes? And, how important is exercise? Read on to get some great ideas.

    School & diabetes

    Sports, exercise & diabetes

  • Getting Blood and Urine Tests

    People with diabetes get blood and urine tests regularly. Check out these short videos to see how the tests are done.

    Blood test video

    Urine test video

Staying Healthy When You Have Diabetes

There are so many good things you can do to stay healthy.

Keep Your Blood Sugar in Check

When you know your blood sugar levels, you can help take charge of your health.

Track your blood sugar

High blood sugar

Low blood sugar

Do You Take Insulin or Other Medicines?

Learn about insulin and other medicines that people with diabetes often take. Find out why people need them and how to take them safely.

Insulin injections

Medicines

Eat Smart With Diabetes

Find out how to plan meals, cook healthy recipes, and eat out wisely. You'll gain the knowledge and power to make healthy choices.

Planning your meals

Eating out

Carbohydrates and diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

Find out what diabetes is, how it's treated, and what to expect.

Diabetes Care Q&A

Type 1 diabetes can't be prevented. Type 2 diabetes can sometimes be prevented. 

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Your understanding and acceptance are very important. 

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Managing your weight can make a big difference in keeping your diabetes under control.

See how