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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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At the American Diabetes Association’s 71st annual Scientific Sessions held in late June in San Diego, we became... Continue Reading »