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An Overview of the Pancreas
Understanding Insulin and Diabetes
The pancreas produces insulin and other hormones to help regulate blood sugar and salt. Learn more about the pancreas in this overview article.
How to Store Your Insulin
Tips on Insulin Storage
How should you store your supply of insulin? At room temperature? Always in the refrigerator? Can you keep insulin after the expiration date? Find answers in this basic article on insulin storage.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Insulin
To get the most from your doctor during your diabetes follow-up appointments, take a few minutes to prepare. These questions will help jog your memory and can be printed out and added to.
Blood Glucose Control
How to Have Tight Blood Glucose Control
Learning how to control your blood glucose (blood sugar) level is an important part of life for people with diabetes. Tight blood glucose control helps you avoid long-term complications. Learn how to monitor your blood glucose to stay healthy.
What You Need to Know about Insulin
Get the Basics on the Types of Insulin
An overview of where insulin comes from, possible risks and complications of use, and a discussion of the five common types. Learn how insulin works to control blood glucose, which is essential in treating diabetes.
Insulin Delivery
What’s the Best Way to Inject Insulin?
What is the best way for people with diabetes to inject insulin? Learn the advantages of each type of insulin delivery.
The Diabetes Center
Introduction to Diabetes
Diabetes is a disorder characterized by hyperglycemia or elevated blood glucose (blood sugar). Our bodies function best at a certain level of sugar in the bloodstream. If the amount of sugar in our blood runs too high or too low, then we typically feel bad. Diabetes is the name of the condition where the blood sugar level consistently runs too high.
Normal Regulation of Blood Glucose
The Important Roles of Insulin and Glucagon: Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
Insulin is the key hormone when it comes to diabetes: It regulates blood glucose. Learn more about insulin and blood glucose regulation in this article.
Hyperglycemia Symptoms
The signs and symptoms which suggest the presence of high blood sugar and diabetes
Extreme hunger and thirst are common symptoms of hyperglycemia—when your blood glucose levels are too high. But what other symptoms should you look out for? See how hyperglycemia can affect someone with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
Managing Diabetes with Blood Glucose Control
Better Diabetes Control Means Better Health
Managing your blood glucose levels on a daily is a crucial part of living well with diabetes. Read here how often you should test your blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, and what numbers you should be aiming for.
Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments of Type 2 Diabetes
The typical type 2 diabetes patient is overweight ,although there are exceptions. In contrast to type 1 diabetes, symptoms often have a more gradual onset. Type 2 diabetes is associated with insulin resistance rather than the lack of insulin, as seen in type 1 diabetes.

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