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Type 2

Whether you have type 2 diabetes, are a caregiver or loved one of a person with type 2, or just want to learn more, we have many resources to give you an overview of type 2 diabetes.

New to type 2 diabetes? Visit our Newly Diagnosed page for a variety of resources to help you navigate the journey. You can also check out "Starting Point: Type 2 Diabetes Basics" for some of the basics: what is diabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, helpful links, and more.

Read Adam Brown's Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me for hundreds of tips on better managing diabetes.

What's new

Ascensia Diabetes Care just launched a new Patient Assistance Program, which is now available in the US. The program aims to reduce out-of-pocket expenses for those who are starting or already using Senseonics’ Eversense 90-day implantable continuous glucose monitoring system. Continue Reading »

It may not be possible to anticipate every emergency, but for those with diabetes, it’s especially important to prepare for the unexpected. Hear how people with diabetes survived natural disasters, what they learned about planning ahead, and the advice they have for others. Continue Reading »

Four people from the diabetes community share insights on how and why they use Time in Range in their diabetes management, why it’s so different from relying only on A1C tests, and tips for success. Continue Reading »

Scott Johnson, a community leader on diabetes, speaks with diaTribe's Cherise Shockley about his decision to write about his diabetes and mental health. He explains the advantages and disadvantages of sharing his journey on online platforms and the importance of sharing your own story. You can watch the interview here Continue Reading »

At the third virtual DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange, we learned about the latest in DIY automated insulin delivery and the newest in diabetes technology from smart insulin pen caps and minimally invasive continuous glucose monitors. Continue Reading »

Nutritionist and educator Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN, discusses the relationship between food and heart health, and how you can make eating choices to prevent heart disease. Continue Reading »

Medicare has updated its policy to now accept the inhaled insulin Afrezza, as well as injected insulin options to count towards the multiple daily administrations of insulin requirement for glucose monitoring systems coverage. Continue Reading »

The FDA just approved KERENDIA (finerenone) – a brand new drug which has been shown to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease for people with type 2 diabetes. Continue Reading »

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