Healthy Living

Healthy Living

You can live well with diabetes.

Find everything you need for healthy living right here.

Receiving a diabetes diagnosis is scary—but know that it doesn’t have to stop you and your family from living a healthy life.

The American Diabetes Association is here for you—whether you’re newly diagnosed, caring for someone with diabetes, a health care provider trying to help your patients thrive or someone who doesn’t know the first thing about diabetes.

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Medication & treatments

Get a handle on diabetes medication. The more you know, the better you’ll feel.
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Devices & technology

Devices are easier to use, less invasive and offer more options so that you can find what works best for you.

When it comes to healthy living, knowledge is power.

Read the latest articles on healthy living:

Get the facts on alcohol and diabetes
Here’s what you need to know about drinking and how to do it safely.
Medication & Treatments

How to lighten your load and take it easy if you live with diabetes
Diabetes can be a lot to handle, but there are some simple ways to ease daily burdens.
Mental Health

Working out with video games
Over the past decade or so, a number of developers have created video games designed to get players of all ages on their feet.
Fitness

How journaling might just improve your health if you’re living with diabetes
Journaling is more than just a trend. Research shows that it can be an effective tool to help people manage chronic health conditions like diabetes.
Mental Health

What to do when insurance switches your diabetes medications
Learn about nonmedical switching by insurance companies—and what you can do about it.
Medication & Treatments
 

What's new from Diabetes Food Hub®:

Top 20 Recipes of 2020

2020 has been a year like no other! One result of quarantines and lockdown was that people were doing more cooking at home. This year’s top recipes include lots of quick and easy beginner recipes, plus meals that make use of pantry staples to accommodate fewer trips to the grocery store. These are great recipes to add to your repertoire for many (hopefully better) years to come!
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