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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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Technologies like CGM and insulin pumps have the potential to revolutionize a person’s diabetes care and management. Unfortunately, too many people with diabetes, particularly people of color and those who are low-income, do not have access to these devices.  Continue Reading »

Insulin pumps included in the Medtronic MiniMed 600 series and remote controls in the 500 series have been recalled due to a device malfunction that can result in incorrect insulin dosing and cybersecurity risks in the remote controls. If you have one of these devices, stop using immediately and fill out a request form for a free replacement. Continue Reading »

Did you know that something as seemingly unrelated to diabetes as getting a sunburn can actually have an effect on your glucose? Various environmental factors can affect your glucose levels and how you can effectively prepare to spend time outdoors. Continue Reading »

Whether your child has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, figuring out nutrition for school and childcare is a big part of managing glucose numbers – as well as nourishing a growing body. Continue Reading »

Diabetes technology has come a long way over the years, and even more exciting developments seem to be right on the horizon; however, it’s important to be aware of the psychological effects of these devices and the roles they play in diabetes distress. Continue Reading »

The relationship between obesity and diabetes is complex, but the many relevant factors related to genetics, lifestyle, and the environment are becoming clearer. Hear expert opinions on these relationships, as well as insights on treatments and weight stigma from diaTribe’s Solvable Problems in Diabetes panel discussion. Continue Reading »

Results from recent clinical trials have shown that GLP-1 receptor agonist medications are effective at lowering A1C and body weight.  Continue Reading »

Continuous glucose monitoring systems are becoming increasingly popular, and data shows that they can impact a wide range of diabetes outcomes, including glucose levels, quality of life, and reduced complications. New CGMs on the horizon, like the Dexcom G7, have the potential to improve these outcomes even further. Continue Reading »

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