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As a child of a person with diabetes, it can often feel as though the odds are stacked against you and those you love. Terrisha Buckley shares her experience learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from her parents with diabetes and how she learned not to be scared of diabetes. Continue Reading »

Metformin is the world’s most common diabetes medication and can improve diabetes management. Research suggests that metformin might lead to weight loss in certain people – read more to learn about this common claim.  Continue Reading »

sushi platter diabetes

Sushi is a favorite dish for many, but navigating this carb-heavy food can pose a challenge for those with diabetes. Learn more about the varieties of sushi, nutrition information, and tips for enjoying diabetes-friendly sushi. Continue Reading »

Ramadan is an important religious holiday for Muslims. Because of its connection to fasting, it can pose some challenges to people with diabetes. diaTribe Social Media Manager Eritrea Mussa shares her personal experiences with Ramadan as a person living with diabetes and the experiences of others navigating this season. Continue Reading »

Eating healthy with diabetes

March is National Nutrition Month, celebrated by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In part one of this two part series, experts Alison Evert and Gretchen Benson discuss weight management, carbohydrates, and the importance of a heart-healthy eating plan. Continue Reading »

Asian American risk for diabetes

Why do Asians and Asian Americans face an increased risk for diabetes and prediabetes? Joanne Saunders shares her father’s diabetes story to help shed light on this concerning problem. Continue Reading »

having type 1 and type 2 diabetes

As a response to several different factors, some individuals with type 1 diabetes can also develop characteristics of type 2 diabetes. Find out what may put you at risk and how you can try to prevent and manage ‘double diabetes.’ Continue Reading »

A study published in JAMA in January 2022 found that popular celebrities on Instagram often post photos of unhealthy foods and beverages. Considering their significant influence, they may be promoting and normalizing diets that can lead to diabetes and obesity. Continue Reading »

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