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When the temperatures rise, diabetes management often cools off. But staying diligent is key to staying healthy for all those fun summertime activities. Hone your survival skills.
Summer Diabetes Survival Quiz

Health Screening

It's important to take your medicines exactly as directed. If you don't take them correctly, they can't help you. Changing the dose or stopping on your own can lead to serious health risks. Do you follow your prescription to the letter, or are you hit and miss when it comes to taking your medicines?
Medication Hit or Miss

Kidney disease is one of the main complications that can develop in people with diabetes. How well do you know your kidneys? Get to know them now!
Kidney Quiz

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among people with diabetes. Love your heart and keep your health. Find our your risk for developing heart disease.
Heart Risk Quiz

Over 90% of people with diabetes are diagnosed with type 2. Do you know your risk for developing type 2 diabetes? Take the quiz and find out now!
Type 2 Diabetes Risk

People with diabetes are at a higher-than-average risk of developing cardiovascular problems? Do you know how to prevent these complications.
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, or nerve damage, affects 60 to 70% of people with diabetes. Do you know the signs?
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Studies suggest that between 20 - 64% of men with diabetes have low testosterone. Take this quiz to find out if you should talk to your doctor about Low T.
Do You Have Low T?

Diabetes puts a daily focus on food and nutrition. For some people, especially teens, this constant focus could lead to the creation of food fixations that may be difficult to overcome. Could you have an eating disorder? Take our 26-question quiz to find out.
Could You Have an Eating Disorder?

With one out of three people with diabetes experiencing some form of complication, keeping these problems at bay first requires knowing what could go wrong. Think you have a good understanding of diabetes complications? Test yourself.
Complications Quiz

According to the World Health Organization, after 15 years of diabetes, approximately 2 percent of all people with diabetes worldwide become blind, and about 10 percent develop severe visual impairment. Don't let this be you.
Diabetes "Eye" Q

Non-drug ways to beat after-meal highs.
Stop the Spikes!

Food & Nutrition

You may be working hard to eat well, be active, and take the mealtime insulin you need. But you may find that your blood sugar levels are still too high. Do you know why? Take this quiz to get the answers.
The Path to Better Blood Sugar Balance

Tooth and gum problems can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from gum disease and other dental problems because of prolonged high blood glucose levels. Do you know how you can help keep your teeth and gums healthy? Take this quiz now and "brush" up on your oral health!
Oral Care Quiz

Drinking is a loaded issue. For people with diabetes, alcohol can be both healthy and dangerous. Navigating this catch-22 takes a very educated patient. Check your knowledge here, and make sure you're doing what's best for you.
Drinking & Diabetes Quiz

We scoured scores of weight loss tips and found the cream of the crop to help you shed that flab for good. Take this quiz to learn the best ways to lose weight.
Are You Losing Smart?

The words are bandied about all over -- glycemic index, glycemic load, low-glycemic diet -- but who really gets it? It's time to get the lowdown. Put your thinking cap on and take the quiz.
Glycemic Index

Take this quiz to find out how your traits might be obstacles to losing weight.
What's Your Diet Personality?

The wide variety of sweeteners on the market today can make your head spin. What do you know about the different types of sugar and its ever-increasing crowd of look-a-likes? Take this quiz and test your smarts!
Sugar, Sugar

Learning about carbohydrates is a necessary evil when it comes to managing diabetes. How much of an expert are you? Test your knowledge.
The 12-Question Carb Quiz

We know that different foods have different effects on blood sugar, depending on their glycemic index, fiber content, and even what other foods are eaten at the same time. But knowing the carb score is still the best place to start.
Carb Smarts

Do you know the tricks to keeping your Halloween diabetes-friendly and still packed with fun? Take the Click or Treat Halloween Quiz and test your knowledge!

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were a side-effect free, all-natural pill or powder that would, in one fell swoop, improve your AIC, cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure? A diabetes super-herb, taken twice a day with meals?
Do Supplements Work for Diabetes?

Non-drug ways to beat after-meal highs.
Stop the Spikes!

Expand Your Diabetes Knowledge

Foot problems are a common complication for people with diabetes. Simple foot care practices can greatly reduce your risk of developing foot disease and infections, and can even prevent amputation. Do you know what these practices are? Do you feel well equipped to care for your feet?
Treat Your Feet Right

Tooth and gum problems can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from gum disease and other dental problems because of prolonged high blood glucose levels. Do you know how you can help keep your teeth and gums healthy? Take this quiz now and "brush" up on your oral health!
Oral Care Quiz

For people with diabetes, any break in the skin is an invitation for infection, which can lead to greater complications, so even minor incidents must be carefully treated and monitored. If you need to know how to treat minor wounds, this is the place to start.
How To Care for Wounds

According to a dLife study, most people believe they have total control over their dental care. Yet, many don't even know if bacteria in their mouths impact their blood sugar. Take this quiz to test your knowledge, because what you don't know may scare you!
Scary Dental Issues

Testing your blood sugar is the single best way to tell how daily activities – eating, exercising, working, and playing – impact your diabetes. But you have to know the best way to test, and how to use the numbers, to use this tool to your advantage.
Testing 101 (Specific to type 2 diabetes)

Blood sugar levels that are too low or too high can abruptly turn into a diabetic emergency without fast and correct treatment. Knowing the facts can help to keep you safe and manage your diabetes better. Do you think you know how to play it safe?
Staying Safe (Specific to type 2 diabetes)

You know the data that shows how pumps can greatly improve your diabetes control, but in the back of your mind you wonder what it's really like wearing a pump. Test your knowledge of the real-world realities of insulin pump therapy.
Pump Life

Think you're ready to get moving? Well then, by all means, get up and go! But first, take our Fitness 101 challenge to make sure you have the know-how to make your work-out work for you.
Fitness 101

Think you know the difference between low and high blood sugar episodes? Want to learn about safe blood sugar levels to increase your d-IQ? Take this quiz and test of your knowledge of highs and lows now!
Highs and Lows

From erectile dysfunction and heart disease to managing stress and depression, men with diabetes have a lot on their plate. Take the quiz to make sure you're in the know.
Focus on Men's Health

If you're "pumped" about getting better blood glucose, take our Insulin Pump Quiz now to see if pumping is for you!
Insulin Pump Quiz

The dreaded A1C test. Twice or more a year, you have to face this "judge" of all you have done the two or three months before. Face your A1C fear and get to know the test that knows you.
A1C Quiz


Sex can be a joy, a challenge, a puzzle, and a frustration. The potential problems that diabetic complications can cause in the bedroom can make intimacy overwhelming sometimes. Take this quiz and pick up some tips for a more comfortable, pleasurable sex life.
Diabetes and Sex

When the temperatures rise, diabetes management often cools off. But staying diligent is key to staying healthy for all those fun summertime activities. Hone your survival skills.
Summer Diabetes Survival Quiz

Stress can make your blood sugars higher and your quality of life lower. Are you stressed out? Take the dLife Stress Screening Quiz, then find out how you can relax, revive, and remain in control of your diabetes.
Are You Stressed?

Whether your child is just getting their academic feet wet with preschool or they are off to test their independence at college, diabetes management is a lesson they will carry with them for life. Before the school bell rings, be sure you and your child are prepared.
Test Your School Smarts

Earn your Diabetes Detective license now, and get some tips on troubleshooting pesky diabetes problems along the way!
Diabetes Detective

It's time for round two of diabetes myth busters! Take this quiz to test your knowledge and see if you can debunk 10 of the most common myths surrounding diabetes.
Diabetes Myths 2

There's a lot of information out there about diabetes, but how much of it is actually true? Take our diabetes myth busters quiz and find out the real story behind some of the most common diabetes myths!
Diabetes Myths

Good diabetes management can create a lot of waste! Take the dLife Eco-Friendly Diabetes Quiz and see how you can keep your diabetes management plan environmentally friendly.
Eco-Friendly Diabetes Quiz

Spring is a great time to spruce up your diabetesmanagement. Let our quiz spark your imagination as you consider what you can do differently to maintain or regain control.
Spring Clean Diabetes

Being close with someone means they know what your "dLife" involves, and a partner who supports you and your diabetes is important for your health. Find out if your relationship is diabetes-friendly!
Diabetes Relationship Quiz

'Tis the season to take care of your health and to enjoy all that the holidays have to offer. Dive into the dLife Holiday Grab Bag and test your holiday know-how!
The Holiday Grab Bag

Think you're well-rested? Are you sure about that? Take our quiz to see how some of your bedtime habits may be messing with your sleep.
Are You Getting Enough Zzzz's?

Just For Fun!

Although strokes can occur in anyone at any age, certain risk factors -- including having diabetes -- can make you more likely to have a stroke. Take this quiz to help determine your risk.
Are You at Risk for Stroke?

Diabetes is becoming more and more prevalent in the movie, television, and music industries. Think you know who's who when it comes to entertainers who have diabetes? Test your knowledge!
dLife-styles of the Rich and Famous

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