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Diabetes Q&As

Can Diabetes Be Prevented?

Parents want to protect their kids from everything, which is virtually impossible, of course. But can you prevent your child from getting diabetes?

Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It?

Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Find out what the experts have to say.

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

In type 1 diabetes, the body can’t use glucose for energy, making blood sugar levels get too high. People with diabetes need insulin shots or an insulin pump.