type 1 diabetes

The A1C test measures your average levels of blood glucose, or blood sugar, over the previous three months

By Ask the Doctors • May 11, 2022

The first participant in the trial not only decreased his daily insulin use by 91%, but for the first time in his life, his body is producing insulin in response to blood sugar fluctuation

By Ask the Doctors • January 7, 2022

Understanding and managing diabetes

By Ask the Doctors • December 11, 2020

Understanding insulin therapy

By uclahealth • August 9, 2020

Ramadan begins on Monday, May 6, 2019 and ends on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Millions of people from around the world will be recognizing this Islamic holy day through prayer and dawn to dusk fasting. Fasting can be done safely if you take the necessary precautions— especially for those with certain medical conditions. If [...]

By uclahealth • May 1, 2019

A few years ago, Shebyon Begood, 49, was dealing with an array of health problems that kept her from [...]

By uclahealth • October 25, 2018

    It’s October, when summer heat gives way to autumn crispness and kids' thoughts turn to costumes, candy and the other sweet-tasting goodies of Halloween. There’s one group of children, however, who can’t splurge like most others: those with type 1 and 2 diabetes. [...]

By Enrique Rivero • October 6, 2017

Prescription testosterone may relieve symptoms, such as diminished sex drive or low energy levels, and improve quality of life – for the right person.  Here are four things you should know about this therapy option: Who would benefit from prescription testosterone? Testosterone levels begin to decline during [...]

By uclahealth • June 15, 2016

If you have a parent or sibling with diabetes, you’re more likely to develop the disease because there’s a relationship between certain genes and the development of diabetes. But your likelihood of inheriting diabetes depends in part on the type of diabetes in your family’s health history. The good news is [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2010