About Diabetes

Diabetes can be a complicated disease to manage, especially for the newly diagnosed. It affects men, women, and children differently. There are also multiple types of diabetes (Pre-diabetes, Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, etc) that have different effects on people. This section of our site gives you a great outline of diabetes diagnosis, treatments, and complications.

Newly Diagnosed

Learn the basics of diabetes, from its diagnosis and types to staying motivated while dealing with the disease.

Risk/Diagnosis | Types of Diabetes | Diabetes Care | Blood Sugar Testing | Diet & Nutrition Plans | Insulins | Diabetes Medications | Your Diabetes Healthcare Team | Staying Motivated

People & Diabetes

Diabetes can strike anyone at any age, from infancy to the elderly. Read more about special concerns for different life stages and genders.

Women & Diabetes | Men & Diabetes | Children & Diabetes | Air Travel & Diabetes

Types & Causes of Diabetes

Understanding what kind of diabetes you or someone you know has can be confusing if you’re new to the disease. Learn more about the differences between type 1, type 2, and other forms of diabetes.

Which Type? | Type 1 | Type 1.5 | Type 2 | Pre-Diabetes | Syndrome X | Polycystic Ovary Disease | Gestational Diabetes | Hemochromatosis | Cystic Fibrosis


It is important to know which insulins are available and what they all do. Learn about the current insulins and other advances in insulin delivery.

Humalog/Novolog |Lantus/Levemir | Action Times | Long-Acting | Sensitivity | Inhaled

Diabetes Medications

Find out what you need to know about the diabetes drugs available.

Symlin | Incretins | Sulfonylureas | Metformin | Precose & Glyset | Actos & Avandia | Prandin & Starlix | Diabetes Assistance

Diabetes Complications

Learn about possible complications while dealing with diabetes and how to treat them.

Eyes | Feet | Skin | Heart | Kidneys | Nerves | Celiac Disease | Clinical Trials