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Dr. Robert Ratner, former top scientific and medical chief of the ADA, is appointed as Chief Medical Officer of Virta Health
The CDC encourages people to wear cloth face masks. What is a cloth face mask? How can it help? How can you make a mask?
See Catherine’s list of low-carb, nutrient-dense foods that keep well – allowing you to stay home and still eat healthily. Above all, please stay safe and well
Expert advice on preparing for the coronavirus: prescription refills, sick day kits, and general precautions. Updated 3/17/20
Outdoor adventures take extra planning for people with diabetes. Justine shares tips for packing supplies, keeping insulin cold, staying hydrated, and managing blood...
With the Coronavirus in the news, our editor in chief, Kelly Close, suggested some resources on protecting yourself and your loved ones with diabetes; plus, Kelly...
Trulicity can now be prescribed to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack in adults with type 2 diabetes and with heart disease or those who at risk for heart disease
A new pill combines Jardiance, Tradjenta, and metformin to help people with type 2 diabetes manage blood glucose levels more easily, and in many different ways
Maria shares her experiences and strategies for managing blood sugar levels while studying abroad
The first of its kind, Why WAIT is a creative app-based approach to weight loss and diabetes management
Ozempic, a once weekly injectable GLP-1 agonist drug, is now approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Rybelsus (a pill version of Ozempic) is confirmed to...
Regular eye screenings are important for people with diabetes. Learn more about diabetes-related retinopathy screenings from diabetes advocates Renza and Grumpy
New guidelines from ADA and EASD focus on GLP-1 agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors to improve heart and kidney health
High blood sugar levels can contribute to gum disease and tooth trouble in people who have diabetes, but there are ways to take care of your mouth
diaTribe Community Manager, Cherise Shockley, shares the story of her diabetes diagnosis and how that diagnosis affected her family
Farxiga’s heart health benefits were the same in people with and without diabetes, as well as across a spectrum of baseline A1C levels
When first diagnosed, Renza was told to fear diabetes complications. This clouded her ability to do even the most basic of self-management
Farxiga becomes the first SGLT-2 inhibitor drug approved to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease or...
The SGLT-2 inhibitor becomes the first diabetes medicine approved to treat kidney disease and reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in people with type 2...
A rarely used benefit: Medicare covers up to three hours of personal nutrition counseling for people with diabetes and/or kidney disease after healthcare professional...

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