Skip to main content

Type 2 Diabetes News

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

Research shows that changes in Time in Range (TIR) affect your mood and that continuous glucose monitoring may help people with diabetes achieve better emotional health.
Two diabetes devices from Medtronic – a next-gen continuous glucose monitor that removes fingerstick calibrations and a smart insulin delivery pen that keeps track of...
Teenager Drew Mendelow built a T1D1 app after recently being diagnosed with diabetes, hoping to help people keep track of their blood glucose levels, insulin injections...
To kick-off our 6th annual diaTribe Musings series, we will be hosting a virtual panel focused on the latest innovations in glucagon therapy. Join us on May 13 to learn...
Time in Range (TIR) is another number for people with diabetes to pay attention to and use to improve their daily diabetes management. We talked with three women in the...
What is resilience and why are people with diabetes better prepared to develop it? Scott Johnson shares what he’s learned about how to build resilience and channel...
Diabetes increases the risk of severe COVID-19 illness, but does the relationship between diabetes and the virus go in the other direction? Scientists are now studying...
New results on Eylea, a treatment for diabetes-related retinopathy, show that the therapy reduces the risk of more serious eye complications when used for prevention.
Calling all adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes: The T2Help study is recruiting 280 participants for a 16-week virtual clinical trial to collect continuous...
Medtronic’s Extended insulin infusion set doubles the wear-time of a traditional infusion set. The device is launching in Finland and Belgium, with other European...
New to insulin? Learn about insulin dosing and timing and how often to test your blood sugar levels if you have type 2 diabetes.
There are many things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. One easy thing is to track the critical numbers that give you an accurate picture of...
Read this inspiring photographic essay, cowritten by diaTribe editor, James S. Hirsch, entitled "Zion Unmatched."
Do you have type 2 diabetes and heart disease? In this clinical trial called SURPASS-CVOT, researchers are studying the use of tirzepatide, a new glucose lowering...
Learn more about navigating heart failure, with recent insights from the 81st ADA Scientific Sessions – including the steps you can take to reduce your risk for heart...
Regular testing of kidney health is important for people with diabetes, but it can be difficult to navigate your test results. Learn how to understand your tests, work...
The FDA recently approved BYDUREON BCise (an extended-release version of the GLP-1 drug, exenatide) for teens with type 2 diabetes. Recently published data shows...
Want to learn more about the heart protective effects of statins? Medicines in this class are recommended for many people including those with diabetes and with heart...
Ascensia Diabetes Care just launched a new Patient Assistance Program, which is now available in the US. The program aims to reduce out-of-pocket expenses for those who...
Scott Johnson, a community leader on diabetes, speaks with diaTribe's Cherise Shockley about his decision to write about his diabetes and mental health. He explains the...

Pages