- Q What kinds of foods affect blood sugar?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyStarches, fruits, and sugar you eat are digested and produce the sugar that circulates throughout your body. Watch the animation to learn more about your diet and sugar. Full Answer
- Q Is diabetes hereditary?
Eliot LeBow, LCSW, Social WorkYes, Primarily in Juvenile Diabetes there is a genetic component that is passed down bi-generationally. Basically, if your grandfather or grandmother had Juvenile Diabetes you are more prone to develop Type One Diabetes. Full Answer
- Q How do I know if I have diabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyYour doctor can diagnose diabetes by doing tests to measure the levels of sugar (glucose) in your blood. You might also experience symptoms of diabetes, including excessive thirst, frequent urination, increased hunger, and fatigue. There are... Full Answer