Diabetes Diet

Counting Carbs: What All Diabetics Must Know4:07

Counting Carbs: What All Diabetics Must Know

This trick for reading food labels makes counting carbs way easier.

These Are the Best Proteins for Diabetics2:39

These Are the Best Proteins for Diabetics

These healthy proteins are a key part of a diabetic diet.

The Best Snacks for Diabetics, According to a Nutritionist2:31

The Best Snacks for Diabetics, According to a Nutritionist

Feel good about eating these healthy snacks.

This Is What a Healthy Diabetic Diet Looks Like1:21

This Is What a Healthy Diabetic Diet Looks Like

For starters: Naturally rich in nutrients; low in fat.

Meet the Diabetic Superfoods You Need in Your Diet1:03

Meet the Diabetic Superfoods You Need in Your Diet

Beans, berries, and more delicious diabetic diet staples

Eating Vegetarian with Diabetes: A Nutritionist's Take4:37

Eating Vegetarian with Diabetes: A Nutritionist's Take

What diabetics must know before nixing meat from meals.

Managing Diabetes

Monitoring Blood Sugar: Tips for Type 2 Diabetes2:48

Monitoring Blood Sugar: Tips for Type 2 Diabetes

Knowing your blood glucose levels may be crucial to your diabetes management.

These 7 Exercise Tips Are Essential for Diabetes2:53

These 7 Exercise Tips Are Essential for Diabetes

Here's how to exercise safely and avoid low blood sugar.

Alcohol and Diabetes: How to Drink Safely2:08

Alcohol and Diabetes: How to Drink Safely

You can imbibe when you have diabetes, but follow these tips to protect your health.

Caring for Your Feet With Diabetes: 7 Habits that Help2:42
10 Tips for Hassle-Free Traveling With Diabetes4:34

10 Tips for Hassle-Free Traveling With Diabetes

Don’t let diabetes hold you back from that much-needed vacation.

Weight Loss With Diabetes: The Magic Number for Better Blood Sugar1:53

Weight Loss With Diabetes: The Magic Number for Better Blood Sugar

Even a small amount on the scale makes a big difference.

Preventing Low Blood Sugar: Tips from Type 1 Diabetics2:22

Preventing Low Blood Sugar: Tips from Type 1 Diabetics

“I try not to be afraid of lows.”

Learning to Live with Type 1 Diabetes: Real Advice from Patients2:08

Learning to Live with Type 1 Diabetes: Real Advice from Patients

“It’s made me healthier. It’s made me stronger.”

“Getting Through the Day as a Diabetic”: Real Talk from Type 1 Patients1:59

“Getting Through the Day as a Diabetic”: Real Talk from Type 1 Patients

For starters, each day looks a little different than the one before it.

Common Myths About Type 1 Diabetes, Debunked By Patients2:02

Common Myths About Type 1 Diabetes, Debunked By Patients

“Type 1 is not something that should hold us back.”

The Right Health Care Team to Treat Diabetes: Tips from Type 1 Patients2:00

The Right Health Care Team to Treat Diabetes: Tips from Type 1 Patients

Having the right support makes all the difference.

What It’s Like to Get Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes: Real Talk from Patients2:24

What It’s Like to Get Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes: Real Talk from Patients

“It opened up a whole new chapter of life for me.”

Guide to Insulin

5 Facts About How Insulin Works0:41

5 Facts About How Insulin Works

What is insulin and what does insulin do? Here are 5 facts you should know about how insulin works.

The 3 Types of Insulin1:49

The 3 Types of Insulin

There are three types of insulin. Dr. Sonal Chaudhry explains what the differences between each of these are and which you should expect to require.

What is Insulin Resistance?1:09

What is Insulin Resistance?

What is insulin resistance? Dr. Sonal Chaudry, and endocrinologist, explains what it is and how to avoid developing it.

Insulin Injection Sites1:30

Insulin Injection Sites

There are several insulin injection sites in the body and you can now combine these injections with inhaled insulin. Learn more here.

Diabetes Health Insights

Diabetes Oral Drug Treatment Guide

Amaryl3:02

Amaryl

If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may be prescribed Amaryl. Amaryl is a sulfonylurea medication used to lower blood sugar.

Glucotrol2:57

Glucotrol

Glucotrol is a medication in the sulfonylurea class of drugs that can help maintain blood sugar levels in those with Type 2 diabetes.

Glynase3:28

Glynase

Glynase (glyburide) is a sulfonylurea medication that is used to help lower blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes.

Metformin2:57

Metformin

Metformin is the generic name of a drug used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Metformin belongs to the biguanide class of drugs.

Onglyza2:39

Onglyza

If you are working to control your blood sugar due to Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may recommend the oral medication Onglyza. Our Pharmacist reviews

Starlix2:06

Starlix

If you have Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe Starlix. Starlix is a meglitinide analog medication that works to lower blood glucose levels.

Tradjenta2:40

Tradjenta

If you are being treated for Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe Tradjenta. Tradjenta, also called linagliptin, works to lower blood sugar.

Diabetes Heart Health

Heart Disease and Diabetes: What to Know About the Link0:56

Heart Disease and Diabetes: What to Know About the Link

High blood sugar also takes a toll on your ticker.

Diabetes and Heart Disease: Key Facts You Must Know2:51

Diabetes and Heart Disease: Key Facts You Must Know

Here's how to stay heart-healthy if you have diabetes.

Diabetes and Exercise

These 7 Exercise Tips Are Essential for Diabetes2:53

These 7 Exercise Tips Are Essential for Diabetes

Here's how to exercise safely and avoid low blood sugar.

True Champions Diabetes: Manny

True Champions Diabetes: Manny's Story3:16

True Champions Diabetes: Manny's Story

In this episode of True Champions, Manny Hernandez shares his personal experience of his diabetes diagnosis and living with diabetes.

True Champions Diabetes: Manny's Advocacy3:12

True Champions Diabetes: Manny's Advocacy

Manny Hernandez explains his diabetes advocacy campaign & spreading of diabetes awareness. He discusses uniting the diabetes community on social media

True Champions Diabetes: The Importance of Community3:22

True Champions Diabetes: The Importance of Community

It's important to find a diabetes community that's going through what you are, & that'll support you, such as in the case of a diabetes support group.

True Champions Diabetes: Let's Get Started with Diabetes Awareness!4:45

True Champions Diabetes: Let's Get Started with Diabetes Awareness!

Diabetes advocates share their stories of living with diabetes and explain why diabetes awareness is an important step to educating the public.

True Champions Diabetes : Big Blue Test3:13

True Champions Diabetes : Big Blue Test

Hernandez explains the Big Blue Test and the power of diabetes exercise for those with diabetes, as well as engages people to help others with it.

True Champions Diabetes: Make Your Voice Heard3:09

True Champions Diabetes: Make Your Voice Heard

In this episode, Manny Hernandez works diligently as a diabetes advocate to help diabetes patients, conquering diabetes one person at a time.

True Champions Diabetes: Jill

True Champions Diabetes: Meet Jill5:09

True Champions Diabetes: Meet Jill

In Episode One of TrueChampions Type 2 Diabetes, we meet Jill, a mother of three and former dancer who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

True Champions Diabetes: Finding Jill3:32

True Champions Diabetes: Finding Jill

In this episode of TrueChampions Diabetes, Jill Knapp talks about how she found her identity again through managing her Type 2 diabetes.

True Champions Diabetes: Changing Food Relationships3:59

True Champions Diabetes: Changing Food Relationships

In this episode of TrueChampions Diabetes, Jill discusses the important relationship between healthy food and managing Type 2 Diabetes.

True Champions Diabetes: Jill's Advocacy5:34

True Champions Diabetes: Jill's Advocacy

In this episode of TrueChampions Diabetes, Jill tells us about her advocacy for Type II Diabetes and how inspires others to live a healthier life.

True Life Story: Type 1 & 2 Diabetes

True Life Story: Type 1 Diabetes3:49

True Life Story: Type 1 Diabetes

Amy shares her father’s struggle with diabetes & her own journey with type 1 diabetes. She discusses her diabetes blog, her website & her book.

True Life Story: Type 2 Diabetes Facts3:58

True Life Story: Type 2 Diabetes Facts

In this episode of True Life Story, Jimmie shares useful type 2 diabetes facts, as well as discusses how hereditary diabetes can be.

‘Gliding on Insulin’: This Children’s Book Is Inspiring Thousands of Kids with Type 1 Diabetes1:40

‘Gliding on Insulin’: This Children’s Book Is Inspiring Thousands of Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Figure skater and type 1 diabetes patient Crystal Chilcott wants kids to live beyond their diagnosis.

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