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The latest research in type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and beyond. Here you’ll find information on experimental therapies, new data and results, and scientific findings.

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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 »

gut and small intestine type 2 diabetes

Fractyl Health has developed a new technology called duodenal mucosal resurfacing, which can "reset" your gut, leading to improvements in glucose levels and weight and a reduction in medications. Learn more about this technology and its performance in current clinical trials. Continue Reading »

Jardiance Chronic Kidney Disease

Early trial results found that SGLT-2 inhibitor Jardiance is highly effective at preventing and treating kidney disease in people with or without type 2 diabetes. Continue Reading »

People with diabetes who are also a part of the LGBTQ community face unique challenges when it comes to healthcare, dealing with stigma and body image issues. Shawn Laib describes his personal experiences while speaking to other LGBTQ people about how they manage being at the intersection of both of these identities. Continue Reading »

In case you missed them, below you’ll find our top five stories from February 2022. This month’s best stories cover a wide variety of topics including diet recommendations, the launch of a new online resource for combating diabetes stigma, and new type 1 cures research. Continue Reading »

Julie Heverly clinical trials

Participating in clinical trials are a way for people with diabetes to be directly involved in the evolution of diabetes care. Julie Heverly shares her experience being hooked up to seven continuous glucose monitors during a clinical trial and why she believes they are so important. Continue Reading »

The African Heritage Diet centers around traditional foods and plant-based dishes common in Africa, the Caribbean, South America, and the American South. Continue Reading »

In a study of children younger than seven, automated insulin delivery (AID) led to greater Time in Range, less Time above Range, and lower A1C levels. Continue Reading »

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