Skip to main content

Type 2

Whether you have type 2 diabetes, are a caregiver or loved one of a person with type 2 diabetes, or just want to learn more, the following page provides an overview of type 2 diabetes.

New to type 2 diabetes? Check out “Starting Point: Type 2 Diabetes Basics” below, which answers some of the basic questions about type 2 diabetes: what is type 2 diabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, and many more!

Want to learn a bit more? See our “Helpful Links” page below, which provides links to diaTribe articles focused on type 2 diabetes. These pages provide helpful tips for living with type 2 diabetes, drug and device overviews, information about diabetes complications, nutrition and food resources, and some extra pages we hope you’ll find useful!

Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me, diaTribe senior editor Adam Brown's book, has hundreds of tips for better managing diabetes. Get it as a free PDF here or for $6 on Amazon.com.

New to type 2 diabetes? Check out “Starting Point: Type 2 Diabetes Basics” below, which answers some of the basic questions about type 2 diabetes: what is type 2 diabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, and many more!

Want to learn a bit more? See our “Helpful Links” page below, which provides links to diaTribe articles focused on type 2 diabetes. These pages provide helpful tips for living with type 2 diabetes, drug and device overviews, information about diabetes complications, nutrition and food resources, and some extra pages we hope you’ll find useful!

Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me, diaTribe senior editor Adam Brown's book, has hundreds of tips for better managing diabetes. Get it as a free PDF here or for $6 on Amazon.com.

What's new

Medtronic’s Extended insulin infusion set doubles the wear-time of a traditional infusion set. The device is launching in Finland and Belgium, with other European countries coming later this year. Continue Reading »

Calling all adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes: The T2Help study is recruiting 280 participants for a 16-week virtual clinical trial to collect continuous glucose monitor (CGM), activity tracker, and self-recorded health data.  Continue Reading »

New results on Eylea, a treatment for diabetes-related retinopathy, show that the therapy reduces the risk of more serious eye complications when used for prevention. Continue Reading »

A fully virtual six-month clinical trial is recruiting 300 people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who are interested in trying continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with personal support. The study will determine how access to virtual diabetes care with CGM impacts Time in Range (TIR). Continue Reading »

Teenager Drew Mendelow built a T1D1 app after recently being diagnosed with diabetes, hoping to help people keep track of their blood glucose levels, insulin injections, and carb intake. Drew told diaTribe about the inspiration behind the app and the impact that he hopes it will have on the diabetes community. Continue Reading »

Fighting to make lives better for people with diabetes began with his own. Jim Carroll shares his path from being diagnosed with prediabetes to becoming the CEO of diaTribe. Continue Reading »

The diaTribe Foundation announced that Jim Carroll, the organization’s chief operating and financial officer, has been promoted to the role of chief executive officer. Continue Reading »

How do our brains and bodies motivate us to eat? What makes us eat past the point of hunger? And how we can develop healthier eating habits? Continue Reading »

Pages