Learn About Diabetes

For most people with diabetes, their quality of life depends on how much they know about the disease and how well they use this knowledge to manage it.

That's why UPMC Centers for Diabetes Education and Support gives you the tools you need to lead a healthy life with diabetes.

View our Guide to Diabetes (PDF) to learn more about your diagnosis, how to care for yourself, and the signs and symptoms of high and low blood sugar and how to treat them.

Learn About Diabetes

Section What You'll Learn
What is Diabetes?
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Managing Diabetes
Diabetes-related Complications

More Diabetes Education Resources

UPMC Centers for Diabetes Education and Support also offers a range of resources to help you understand and better manage diabetes.