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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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Lilly’s new basal insulin, Rezvoglar, may provide a cheaper alternative to Lantus. This marks the second approval of a biosimilar long-acting insulin. Continue Reading »

The world of plant-based foods includes many tasty (and healthy) recipes and is rapidly expanding. Can a plant-based or vegan diet help you feel better and manage your diabetes? Continue Reading »

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common diabetes-related complications, but its silence, both within the individual and in conversations about diabetes, leaves millions unaware of how to act. Hear from experts at diaTribe’s latest Musings panel on diabetes and CKD, who hope to make more noise about the causes, treatments, and the importance of getting screened for CKD. Continue Reading »

While you are likely familiar with metformin and insulin as the two well-known medications for treating type 2 diabetes, many other options are available to help you manage your glucose levels. Here is a rundown of some of the other options that may improve your health and diabetes management. Continue Reading »

Having a consistent, meaningful dialogue with your healthcare team about Time in Range can help you adjust and improve your diabetes management. We sat down with Ellyn Grantham, who has been living with type 2 diabetes for 20 years, along with her healthcare provider, to better understand what type of communication works best. Continue Reading »

diaTribe spoke with Jeff Dachis, the CEO and founder of One Drop, to learn how his diabetes diagnosis and professional background in data science and predictive modeling has helped shape his vision for One Drop and what this means for people with diabetes. Continue Reading »

Over the past year, diaTribe has continued to work towards our goal to create and publish helpful information to improve the lives of people with diabetes. From vaccine rollout to new medications and the latest in diabetes tech, read our 10 most popular articles from 2021. Continue Reading »

Heart failure is one of the most common complications experienced by people with diabetes. We spoke with Dr. Lee Goldberg, a leading cardiologist, to help us understand the different types of heart failure. Continue Reading »