For Family & Friends

  • Sharing the Care for a Parent With Diabetes

    Squabble-free siblings? You bet! Our tips make it easy to keep the peace while helping your parent practice good diabetes management.

  • 5 Quit-Smoking Obstacles—And How You Can Help!

    You can help your loved one with diabetes win the battle against nicotine addiction. The trick: Try one of these simple stop-smoking tricks today.

  • Parenting Teens With Diabetes

    Tips to handle the most common stumbling blocks.

  • Maria Menounos: Is Confusion Foiling Your Diabetes Care?

    Misunderstandings wreaked havoc for the father of Access Hollywood host Maria Menounos—and almost cost him his life.

  • How to Spot Low Blood Sugar in Your Loved One

    Find out the signs of low blood sugar and how you can help.

For the Caregiver

  • Is Your Newly Diagnosed Loved One in Diabetes Denial?

    Here’s how to help a family member accept a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and start embracing self-care.

  • Carb Counting for Diabetes Caregivers

    Monitoring carbs is an essential part of planning a healthy diabetes diet. Here’s what diabetes caregivers need to know.

  • Caring for Yourself and Your Loved With Diabetes

    Have you carved out any time for yourself this week? If you answered no, read on.

  • How to Stress-Proof Your Diet When You’re a Diabetes Caregiver

    If caregiving is making a mark on your waistline, take heart. These strategies can keep you from soothing your caregiving stress with food.

  • 6 Quick Pick-Me-Ups for Diabetes Caregivers

    Need a quick fix and no time for an hour-long massage or trip to the theater? No problem! Read on for some easy ways to find fast relief.