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

The diaTribe team was in Barcelona for the 55 th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Check out our biggest highlights from the...
What is a prior authorization? Read on to learn more about why diabetes supplies or medications might require a prior authorization and how to go through the process
Did your insurance or pharmacy switch your medication, without your medical professional knowing? This is called non-medical switching. Learn what you can do about it
The Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine to help find patient assistance resources for your medications
Soda taxes aim to reduce consumption of sugary beverages, which are associated with increased risk of weight gain and developing type 2 diabetes. Revenue from soda taxes...
Read about the approval of Rybelsus, the first oral GLP-1 agonist, here . “I do think this is a great day for people with diabetes. I do hope that primary care providers...
Qtrilmet is a once-daily pill that combines metformin, Farxiga, and Onglyza and helps lower A1C and support weight loss​. Already approved in US as “Qternmet”
Are people aware of the link between diabetes and heart health? Do they know that certain diabetes drugs may protect the heart? Is heart health commonly discussed with...
By Becky Milner A company called Intarcia has developed a GLP-1 mini-pump that is implanted under the skin to continuously provide medication for six months at a time –...
Michael writes about his diagnosis with type 2 diabetes, and how he used a CGM to put his type 2 diabetes into remission
New updates include time-in-range goals, heart health benefits of GLP-1 agonist Trulicity, and recommendation of GLP-1 agonist Victoza for children and teens with type 2...
The Medicaid expansion provided health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. Learn more about the positive impact of the program and how it supports public health.
New partnerships with Tidepool Loop, plus two new models of virtual clinical care
An oral (pill) version of Ozempic, Rybelsus, becomes the first GLP-1 agonist pill for type 2 diabetes
Comedian and actor Billy Gardell spoke with diaTribe about his journey with type 2 diabetes and how he has changed both his outlook and his habits
New guidelines from ADA and EASD focus on GLP-1 agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors to improve heart and kidney health
These new rules will save both consumers and health plan providers thousands of dollars a year through pre-deductible coverage of chronic condition treatments
What I've Learned From 70,000 Hours Wearing CGM - A Video Presentation at Thriveabetes 2019
Under the 2020 health plan, Walmart employees get an incredible network of high-quality healthcare professionals. Ask your boss if this type of investment in employee...
Powerful A1C-lowering from Victoza now an option for ages 10-17, in addition to metformin and insulin