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Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic condition involving high blood sugar levels and reduced production and responsiveness to insulin.     

While African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and Indigenous people can be nearly twice as likely to have diabetes as white Americans, these populations are less...
Taking a break from your insulin pump or dealing with a pump malfunction can be a stressful experience. Dr. Ananta Addala, an endocrinologist at Stanford University,...
Psychologist and diabetes specialist, Mark Heyman, talks about his new book on his personal type 1 diabetes story. He discusses why he wrote this book and what he hopes...
The financial burden of managing diabetes can be overwhelming. Sanofi has updated its Valyou Savings Program to make insulin more affordable for those who are uninsured...
A study looked at diabetes-related hospitalizations in France before and after people started using a FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Results showed...
The insulin your pancreas makes (or doesn't make) is at the center of how the body regulates blood glucose levels. Learn more about how this vital organ works and how...
Unfortunately, people with diabetes are often unfairly represented in the media. An accurate and empowering portrayal of a person with diabetes on screen is one of the...
What is the risk of passing diabetes on to your children? Research shows that diabetes has a genetic component, but what does that mean?
Positive results from a study of Weight Watchers’ diabetes-tailored program shows reductions in weight, A1C, diabetes distress. Read on to learn more.
Are you an adult with type 2 diabetes who is interested in trying oral insulin? If so, see if you’re eligible for this clinical trial studying how an oral insulin pill...
Having diabetes puts you at risk for problems with your eyes and vision. Learn about the steps you can take, as recommended in the latest ADA Standards of Care, to...
From navigating the healthcare system to figuring out how to manage diabetes medications while on gender-affirming hormone therapy, being a transgender person with...
Many of us didn’t get as much exercise as we should have during the last two years for several reasons – most notably the pandemic. But as restrictions lift, there is an...
Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on tasty sweets. Try these two low-carb desserts to satisfy your cravings.
Mental health conditions, self-harm behaviors, and suicide are all too common in the diabetes community. Learn what the statistics mean; be sure to share these suicide...
The American Diabetes Association’s 82nd Scientific Sessions brought together experts across all areas of diabetes care, including for overweight and obesity management...
For people with diabetes, using a reliable and safe method of birth control is essential in avoiding an unplanned, and potentially dangerous, pregnancy. By understanding...
Time in range (TIR) is an actionable metric that captures the highs, lows and in-range glucose values that people with diabetes experience each day. Because TIR shows...
Amber Clour, who has type 1 diabetes, is the founder of Diabetes Daily Grind and host of the podcast Real Life Diabetes. She shares her experience attending the 2022...
Insulin has come a long way since its discovery over 100 years ago. Learn what new insulin options may be on the horizon that could revolutionize the way diabetes is...

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