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New results from the CORONADO study reveal that one in five people with COVID-19 and diabetes die within 28 days of hospital admission. The main predictors of severe illness are older age and diabetes complications.  Continue Reading »

Drug company Lilly released important results showing that the new therapy may be extremely effective for people with type 2 diabetes. Across three clinical trials, tirzepatide reduced A1C by an average of 2.5 percentage points and led to a weight loss of about 25 pounds. Continue Reading »

Navigating cancer is especially challenging for people with diabetes. Learn how cancer treatments can affect diabetes management in many ways, from blood sugar levels to food sensitivities to exercise and more. Continue Reading »

Are you interested in trying oral insulin? If you are an adult with type 2 diabetes, take part in a 26-week clinical trial that’s studying how well an insulin pill can lower a person’s A1C and fasting glucose levels. Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association has lowered the A1C target for children to less than 7.0%, aiming to improve long-term health outcomes without increasing hypoglycemic events. Continue Reading »

Keeping glucose levels in a tight range is more important than ever during pregnancy. Dr. Sarit Polsky discusses glucose management and target glucose levels, as well as the benefits of using continuous glucose monitors (CGM), for pregnant women with diabetes.  Continue Reading »

COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in the United States and in many parts of the world. We’re here to answer questions for people with diabetes. Are the vaccines safe? How do the vaccines work and does it matter which one I get? What are the side effects, and how will the vaccine affect my blood sugar? What can I do after I am vaccinated? Continue Reading »

During an immensely challenging and unprecedented year, diaTribe continued to create, curate, and publish helpful information for people with diabetes – read our twelve most popular articles of the year. Highlights include intermittent fasting, how to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with diabetes, and the latest in diabetes tech. Continue Reading »

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