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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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The number of youths being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes each year is on the rise. Learn about the early signs of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, the latest approved treatments, methods of prevention, and much more. Continue Reading »

​This international clinical trial is enrolling an estimated 1,224 participants who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, age 18 or older. This study is investigating if higher doses of oral semaglutide (currently sold as Rybelsus) will lead to lower A1C levels.  Continue Reading »

Jardiance (empagliflozin), an SGLT-2 inhibitor, was recently approved by the FDA to help adults who have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Results from EMPEROR-Preserved also show Jardiance benefits those with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Continue Reading »

Quality measures are tools to evaluate the effectiveness and quality of healthcare. Measures such as A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol are used to understand health at the population level to ensure people with diabetes are getting the best care possible. At The diaTribe Foundation, we believe that Time in Range would be a valuable addition to the quality measures for diabetes care. Continue Reading »

At the ADCES 2021 conference three diabetes care and education specialists gave their recommendations for how to craft an individual exercise routine and how to avoid common pitfalls. Continue Reading »

Curious to know what apps are available to you to help you manage a variety of health conditions? At the ADCES 2021 conference, experts discussed the best options out there from diabetes prevention to weight management to exercise and more. Continue Reading »

A survey jointly conducted by diabetes research company dQ&A and The diaTribe Foundation assessed how well endocrinologists understood Time in Range and which diabetes metrics they consider most important for setting treatment goals. Continue Reading »

In this clinical trial, researchers are studying the effectiveness of dapagliflozin and saxagliptin in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes. While these drugs are different, one is an SGLT-2 inhibitor and one is a DPP-4 inhibitor, and both have shown to lower blood glucose in adults with type 2 diabetes. Learn more about how to get involved. Continue Reading »

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