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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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Former NFL player and veteran sports reporter Mike Golic talks about creating an individual treatment plan to best fit your needs, how he uses diabetes technology, and how having a conversation about your diabetes can help you stay healthy over time. Continue Reading »

What are the different types of exercise and how do they affect your glucose levels?  Continue Reading »

Learn more about this clinical trial by Novo Nordisk, that is testing whether a new medication, when combined with semaglutide (also known as Wegovy), can help people with type 2 diabetes lower their glucose levels and lose weight.  Continue Reading »

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Bariatric, or weight loss, surgery could help you achieve a healthier weight and better manage your diabetes. However, this option is not for everyone. Find out what makes you a good candidate for this procedure, what the different types of bariatric surgeries are, and what kind of results could be achieved. Continue Reading »

If you are a new or existing user of Medtronic's MiniMed pumps, read more about what immediate steps you need to take to avoid serious injuries. Continue Reading »

In case you missed them,  below you’ll find our top five stories from January 2022. This month’s most read stories cover a wide variety of topics including updates to the ADA Standards of Care, type 1 cures, recipes, and more. Continue Reading »

Are you currently taking metformin but not meeting your A1C goals? Join a study looking to compare Rybelsus (oral semaglutide) with other oral diabetes drugs to see how it can improve your glucose levels. Continue Reading »

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a health metric used to measure body fat and its impact on population and individual health. While useful, BMI measurements alone may be misleading. Read below to learn why your BMI may not accurately reflect your health. Continue Reading »