Living with Chronic Conditions


More than 30 million Americans have diabetes. Another 84 million Americans are considered “prediabetic.” We’re tracking what’s new and what you can do to prevent—or conquer—the challenges of living with diabetes.

Enjoy those merry meals—in moderation

There's no reason to stress about your diet at the holidays, even if you have diabetes. A good plan and a bit of mindfulness can help.

Patient Story

Rufus, the teaching teddy bear

A cuddly companion guides young patients in helpful lessons about diabetes.

Patient Story

Making waves

A leading-edge foot ulcer treatment helps a Michigan woman recover her health and avoid amputation.

Need vitamin D?

There's a fairly good chance you're not getting enough of the sunshine vitamin.

More than an orange

Are you getting enough vitamin C? This vital substance helps ward off disease and promotes proper body function.

‘A magnified effect’

COVID-19 hits especially hard for those with diabetes. Experts offer tips to reduce your risk of serious illness.