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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.

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Although there is no cure, more than 60% of people with type 2 diabetes are expected to develop liver disease, it is vital to be screened. Learn about prevention, symptoms & treatments for the two most common forms of liver disease.  Continue Reading »

You may have heard about Semglee and Rezvoglar, popular alternatives for Lantus insulin; these are “biosimilars.” But what is a biosimilar? How is it different from a generic drug? Find answers to these questions and some tips on how to discuss biosimilars with your healthcare provider. Continue Reading »

Mounjaro (tirzepatide), a first-of-its kind medication for treating type 2 diabetes, has been approved by the FDA after much anticipation. This new medication has been shown to dramatically lower A1C and weight in clinical trials. Continue Reading »

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Sports are a great way for people to engage in healthy habits, and they can contribute to positive mental health outcomes as well. Shawn Laib describes the ways basketball has helped him manage his diabetes and mental health. He also speaks to others with diabetes to find out how they use sports and physical activity to improve their health. Continue Reading »

Diabetes affects the skin in ways people may not even realize. Read about this connection and learn how to maintain healthy skin. Continue Reading »

Learn what some of the latest research says about the heart health benefits of diabetes drugs like SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and non-steroidal MRAs. Continue Reading »

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As a child of a person with diabetes, it can often feel as though the odds are stacked against you and those you love. Terrisha Buckley shares her experience learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from her parents with diabetes and how she learned not to be scared of diabetes. Continue Reading »

At ATTD 2022, researchers discussed the latest research on pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and overall health outcomes in women with diabetes. Diabetes technology can be a valuable tool to improve women’s health and empower people with real-time health data. Continue Reading »

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