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Diabetes

The risk for diabetes increases with age, making diabetes common in older adults. In fact, approximately 25% of adults over the age of 60 years have diabetes. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (...

Diabetic Hyperlipidemia: High Cholesterol When You Have Diabetes

Diabetic hyperlipidemia sounds a bit intimidating, doesn’t it? As we always do here on EndocrineWeb, we’re going to break down that concept for you, and that’s why we’ve put together this Pat...

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, also called diabetic nerve pain, is nerve damage caused by diabetes. Neuro- means nerves; -pathy means disease or suffering. Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes tha...

Insulin: About Diabetes

The purpose of the Patient Guide to Insulin is to educate patients, parents, and caregivers about insulin treatment of diabetes. By reviewing this information, you’re taking an important step to le...

Managing Your Child's Type 1 Diabetes

This Patient Guide is designed especially for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Here, you'll learn about some of the most important aspects of managing your child's condition. Taking care of ...