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Prediabetes is a condition in which a person's blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.

The FDA recently approved Wegovy (semaglutide), a GLP-1 receptor agonist, as a weight loss treatment for teens ages 12 and up. Wegovy is now the first once-weekly weight...
Feeling judged or shamed for what you eat is an experience shared by many people living with diabetes. Support groups and open conversations can help combat the stigma...
Diet and exercise are often insufficient for people with obesity, leading many to pursue alternatives. The American Gastroenterological Association published guidelines...
diaTribe writer and editor Jim Hirsch reviews an outstanding new PBS documentary that explores and gives new voices to the diabetes epidemic in the US
Why we use A1C, what values are recommended, and what impacts A1C – everything from anemia to vitamins
UCSF’s Dr. Robert Lustig explains how we all can reduce our consumption of sugar and processed foods and why it’s important for promoting health
At our virtual Musings Under the Moon #8 gathering, experts in health equity gathered to discuss what health equity really means, what its barriers are, and what actions...
There are several coverage options for those who are unemployed, with special options in place during the COVID-19 national emergency.
As you look toward staying healthy in the new year, meaningful changes to your diet may help you manage glucose levels and maximize health in the face of COVID-19. Four...
Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian individuals, and people of all non-white racial and ethnic groups are more likely to have diabetes and diabetes-related health...
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its recommendations, encouraging prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screening for people with excess weight or...
Hope Warshaw interviewed Dr. Martin Abrahamson and Dr. Sanjiv Chopra about their new self-published book, Conquer Your Diabetes: Prevention – Control – Remission. Her...
Having a surgical procedure, whether it's planned or an emergency, comes with added risks when you have diabetes. Learn more about preparing for surgery with diabetes,...
Cultural sensitivity and relevancy are key to making nutrition advice accessible to everyone
Diabetes stigma includes the experiences of exclusion, rejection, prejudice, and blame that some people with diabetes encounter. Learn how to identify this stigma, how...
A remote diabetes prevention program from Fruit Street that gives people with diabetes one-on-one dietician support, live group sessions, and a Fitbit scale and activity...
The Mediterranean Diet has once again been recognized as one of the best overall. What makes it so special? How can you integrate some of its features into what you are...
This National Diabetes Awareness Month, the nation is honoring nurses. In this article, Michael Hattori, a nurse who has type 2 diabetes in remission, is on his way to...
What is off-label use? How to navigate conversations with your healthcare provider and limited insurance coverage
During diaTribe’s d20 Lightning Talks, we heard from five leaders about stigma, how it negatively affects people with diabetes, and what can be done to counter the false...

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