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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 latest innovations in diabetes technology have brought Time in Range (TIR) to the forefront of diabetes care. Read to learn about the most exciting TIR news from one of the biggest international diabetes conferences of the year, with a special focus on automated insulin delivery systems for kids, adults, and seniors. Continue Reading »

Wegovy, a once-weekly injectable medication (semaglutide), has been approved by the FDA to treat obesity and excess weight – conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. This new treatment has led to significant weight loss in clinical trials; expected to be available in the US this month. Continue Reading »

New results show that Vida Health’s digital diabetes coaching program led to meaningful reductions in A1C levels among people with type 2 diabetes, especially for those highly engaged with the program. Continue Reading »

From automated insulin delivery to therapeutic advances to glucose management during COVID-19, read our full coverage of one of the biggest international virtual diabetes conferences this year. Continue Reading »

The diaTribe team covers the latest in diabetes technology from the 14th annual ATTD 2021 international conference (set virtually this year). Here are our top highlights from day one – stay tuned for updates on the rest of the conference! Continue Reading »

Time in Range (TIR) is another number for people with diabetes to pay attention to and use to improve their daily diabetes management. We talked with three women in the diabetes community about how they use TIR as a helpful number to keep them on track and inform their care. Continue Reading »

Two diabetes devices from Medtronic – a next-gen continuous glucose monitor that removes fingerstick calibrations and a smart insulin delivery pen that keeps track of your insulin doses – will become available in Europe later this year. The two can share data with one another to simplify diabetes management for people on multiple daily injections of insulin. Continue Reading »

The Your SAY: Hypoglycemia study is a 30-minute online survey that will help an international research team understand how severe low blood sugar affects quality of life – for people around the world living with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and their loved ones. Continue Reading »

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