Types of diabetes
Tests and screening
Health problems and diabetes
Medicine and treatments
Glucose (sugar) monitoring
Children with diabetes
Diabetes when you’re in the hospital
Safety with diabetes
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Diabetes is a complex, chronic disease where your body can’t properly produce or use the hormone insulin.
If you or someone you care about is living with diabetes, the resources here can help you understand this disease. You can learn about being diagnosed with diabetes, using medicines, treatments, and living well with diabetes.
If you have questions or need more support, talk to your diabetes care team or a
certified diabetes educator.
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