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Mounjaro (tirzepatide), a first-of-its kind medication for treating type 2 diabetes, has been approved by the FDA after much anticipation. This new medication has been shown to dramatically lower A1C and weight in clinical trials. Continue Reading »

playing basketball with diabetes

Sports are a great way for people to engage in healthy habits, and they can contribute to positive mental health outcomes as well. Shawn Laib describes the ways basketball has helped him manage his diabetes and mental health. He also speaks to others with diabetes to find out how they use sports and physical activity to improve their health. Continue Reading »

Clinical trial results published by Lilly show that Tirzepatide could potentially be one of the most effective drugs ever developed for weight loss. Experts discuss these results and more at the ATTD 2022 conference in Barcelona, Spain. Continue Reading »

once weekly insulin with semaglutide GLP-1 clinical trial

Learn more about how you can participate in this clinical trial from Novo Nordisk, testing whether a new once-weekly insulin injection, when combined with semaglutide, can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their glucose levels and lose weight.  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 »

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 »

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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