About Diabetes

The Path to Understanding Diabetes Starts Here

No matter where you are in your journey, here's where you need to be.

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Help Is Here

Whether you're newly diagnosed, have had type 1 or type 2 diabetes for a while, or you're helping a loved one, you’ve come to the right place. This is the way to start learning how you can live a healthier life—with the tools, health tips, and food ideas you need. Wherever you are with diabetes, you can still live your best life—and we have the steps you can take to get there. All you have to do is take action and stick with it.

About Diabetes

Warning Signs

Learn to recognize the warning signs of diabetes and how to find out if you have it.

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Additional Resources

Diabetes Complications

Diabetes can affect almost every part of your body, including your brain, heart, skin, kidneys, nerves, and ears. Learn how to prevent, delay, or treat these complications through healthy lifestyle changes.

More About Diabetes

Get to know the facts vs. myths about living with diabetes. Plus, find out how genetics play a factor in developing diabetes.

Devices & Technology

Diabetes devices and technology can be lifesaving—but which is right for you? Discover the benefits and drawbacks of continuous glucose monitors, blood glucose meters, insulin pumps, and more to find out what's available to help with your diabetes management needs.


People with diabetes are more likely to get sick from illnesses like the flu. Stay on top of the vaccines recommended for people with diabetes to help you stay healthy.

Common Terms

Do you ever get lost when talking to your health care team because you don't know what some of their words mean? To help you get the most out of your visits, here's a list of commonly used terms that are used when talking about diabetes.

Diabetes Statistics

Get to know diabetes by the numbers, including stats on prevalence, complications, gender, race, and more.