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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

A new study from the CDC suggests that there is an increased risk of developing diabetes after a COVID-19 infection for children under the age of 18. Continue Reading »

Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of type 1 or type 2 diabetes can help people get treatment right away or even save a life. Learn what these common signs and symptoms are and what to do if you recognize them in a loved one. Continue Reading »

Five percent of people with type 2 diabetes could achieve remission, research says. In recent years, virtual clinics, coaching, and mobile apps have made achieving remission easier and more accessible. Continue Reading »

COVID-19 has revealed new and exciting ways we can confront the pandemic of diabetes. A new peer-reviewed paper sponsored by diaTribe outlines some of the lessons learned and how we can approach health and wellness in the future. Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association released its 2022 Standards of Care, which provides an annual update on practice guidelines. Here's what these new updates mean, including your options for first-line glucose-lowering therapies, when you should be screened for diabetes, the expanded use of diabetes care technology, and more. Continue Reading »

Daya Betty, a 25-year-old drag queen from Springfield, Missouri, is showing the world that diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from doing whatever you want – including wearing a corset! Watch her compete on Season 14 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” premiering Jan. 7 on VH1. Continue Reading »

Now that the new year is underway, your resolutions may seem more challenging thank you envisioned. Instead of leaning into the latest fad diet or an expensive gym membership, learn about the importance of small mindset shifts to make your resolutions stick. Continue Reading »

Diabetes can be an isolating experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Even if you can’t connect with people in person, there are many ways to find community online. Learn about how to meet others virtually from forums to blogs to social media. Continue Reading »

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