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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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As your children and teens gain more independence with their diabetes, building resilience is extremely important. How can they build resilience, what does the research show, and what should parents know? Continue Reading »

Diane Scherer, diaTribe’s development director, shares her personal strategies for managing her diabetes around the Jewish holiday of Passover. Continue Reading »

While smoking is bad for anyone’s health, its effects on glucose levels, blood pressure, and the heart can also exacerbate both the short and long-term effects of diabetes. Smoking and using e-cigarettes can accelerate the progression of diabetes and heart disease, so quit today – it might not be as hard as you think. Continue Reading »

Managing your diabetes after a pregnancy, while caring for a newborn, comes with unique challenges. However, planning ahead with a care team and relying on your support system can help you have a healthy, happy postpartum experience.  Continue Reading »

Experts Susan Weiner and Janice MacLeod discuss increasing your fiber intake, food prep, and how best to use the services of a certified diabetes care and education specialist. Continue Reading »

The FDA approved Ozempic for a 2.0 mg dose, which was based on clinical trial data showing the higher dose led to a better A1C and to weight loss. Continue Reading »

Patient with Professional CGM

CGMs provide information that you can use to improve your blood glucose. If you don't currently use a CGM, your healthcare team can offer you a “professional” CGM to use for a week or two so that you can see how to increase your Time in Range. Read more about what a professional CGM is and if it could be right for you. Continue Reading »

The Happy Bob app can make your diabetes data more engaging and rewarding by “gamifying” your glucose values. The diaTribe team tested the Happy Bob app and shared what they liked and what they thought could be improved. Continue Reading »

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