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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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The American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions brought together great minds in diabetes for exciting news and discussions. Check out highlights from the largest conference in diabetes, including automated insulin delivery, continuous glucose monitoring, extremely promising drugs in development, and more. Continue Reading »

Full results from the SURPASS trials on the drug tirzepatide shows that this new medication dramatically lowers A1C and weight and is incredibly effective in people with type 2 diabetes. Read the latest from four clinical trials.  Continue Reading »

David Kendall and Danilo Verge of Zealand Pharma spoke with diaTribe about Zegalogue (dasiglucagon), a new emergency glucagon injection used to treat severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes over the age of six. Read their insights on this life-saving treatment. Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association’s 81st Scientific Sessions is going strong. Updates from days two and three include promising Omnipod 5 results, Medtronic’s seven-day infusion set, and Control-IQ real-world data. Continue Reading »

We bring you the most exciting news from day one of the 81st ADA Scientific sessions, including updates on inhaled insulin, digital diabetes management programs, automated insulin delivery, beta cell replacement therapies, and more. Continue Reading »

Nick Jonas, singer, actor, and advocate for people with diabetes, is launching The Global Movement for Time in Range, an educational ad campaign to raise awareness for Time in Range in partnership with Beyond Type 1, other diabetes nonprofits, and Dexcom. Learn about Nick’s experience with Time in Range and why he is launching this initiative now. Continue Reading »

We’ve reviewed the latest research to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding for people with diabetes. Continue Reading »

The discovery of insulin promised a new age for an ancient condition but introduced unexpected challenges. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this miracle drug on its 100th anniversary. Continue Reading »

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