What does the pancreas do? Why does your body need insulin? What happens if you have too much or too little sugar (aka glucose) in your blood. Find out in this short animated video that answers the question "What is Diabetes?"
Type 2 diabetes is by far the more common type - affecting 10 to 20 times as many people as type 1.
Monitoring blood glucose is essential for anyone with diabetes. Knowing how much sugar is in your blood helps you know how to take better care of yourself.
Eating properly and getting good exercise are essential to keeping your diabetes under control. Learn the basics in this short animated video.
Having too much glucose in your blood (called hyperglycemia) or too little (called hypoglycemia) can be bad for your body. Learn to recognize the signs of each and what to do about it in this short video.
Knowledge is power. The more you know about diabetes and how to take care of yourself, the better you will be. This video shows that not even the sky is the limit for Juan!