Diabetes Articles

Why You Need a Flu Shot If You Have Diabetes

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The flu has greater dangers for people with diabetes. Here’s what you must know.

Blood Tests That Can Determine Prediabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

Here are the three most common blood tests used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes.

Feeling Normal: Learn to Be Okay on Days When Things Don’t Feel Okay

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If you don’t feel right and aren’t sure why, Dr. Gary shares eight ways to rein in runaway health worries.

350 Low-Carb Foods You Can Eat If You Have Diabetes

By Kent Peterson 2 Comments

Check our handy list to make dining with diabetes easier.

New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Routine Finger Pricks

By Kent Peterson 2 Comments

Learn how this revolutionary device could change the way you manage diabetes.

Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Self-trust can help you live successfully with your chronic condition. Dr. Gary tells how to build it.

Chronic Communication at Home: Is There Value in Having an Argument?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to argue in ways that can bring you and your partner closer together instead of driving you apart.

What I Wish I Had Known When I Was Diagnosed With Diabetes

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Find empowering wisdom and practical tips from a woman who has lived successfully with type 1 diabetes for many years.

I’m Having Thoughts About My Mortality. What Does That Mean?

By Dr GaryCA 2 Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to choose an attitude about death that can lead to a richer, fuller life.

How to Eat Like a Weight-Loss Champ

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Take a break from the fad diets and check out the eating plans of weight-loss champions according to data collected from MyFitnessPal.

What's the Deal With Peanut Butter?

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Check out these 5 reasons to include peanut butter in your eating plan.

Vegetables on Half of Your Plate? Yes, You Can!

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to dig into a plate that is brimming with vegetables—nor does eating veggies have to be a sufferfest. It’s easier and yummier than you may think.

Talking to Your Doctor: I Didn’t Tell My Doctor What Another Doctor Said About My Medication

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary tells what to consider before withholding information from your physician.

Conjunctivitis: Having Diabetes Can Raise Your Risk

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Learn how you can help prevent this common eye problem, and see the warning signs to watch for.

Inhalable Insulin: Is It Worth Puffing?

By Jewels Doskicz 3 Comments

Learn pros and cons about this needle-free way to get rapid-acting insulin.

Newly Diagnosed: Taking Medication for Life? How to Accept, How to Cope

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

If caring for your chronic condition feels like a life sentence, Dr. Gary's advice can help.