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How to live well with diabetes
Type 2 diabetes can be easy to ignore, especially in the early stages. But diabetes affects many major organs, including your heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes and kidneys. It’s important to control your blood sugar levels to prevent complications and live well with diabetes.
27 Things No One Tells You About Having Diabetes
The average person knows very little about the realities of life with this chronic condition—which is not easy (or cheap) to manage, by any means.
Pricks and Needles: What Living With Type 1 Diabetes Is Like
Back in early 2001, I was a happy, but slightly overweight, 13-year-old boy. Just before the summer I decided to start eating less junk food in hopes of shedding a couple of pounds from my 135-pound frame. I got results quickly -- and my weight kept dropping.
Could Type 2 diabetes be managed with a simple outpatient procedure? Penn doctors investigate.
Gregory Ginsberg, a Penn Medicine doctor, is exploring a new frontier in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Here's what to ask your health care team about in light of COVID-19!
American Diabetes Association
The CDC has determined that COVID-19 is a serious public health threat—and older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of experiencing complications and getting very sick from it.