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Type 2

Whether you have type 2 diabetes, are a caregiver or loved one of a person with type 2, or just want to learn more, we have many resources to give you an overview of type 2 diabetes.

New to type 2 diabetes? Visit our Newly Diagnosed page for a variety of resources to help you navigate the journey. You can also check out "Starting Point: Type 2 Diabetes Basics" for some of the basics: what is diabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, helpful links, and more.

Read Adam Brown's Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me for hundreds of tips on better managing diabetes.

What's new

A new procedure called DMR (duodenal mucosal resurfacing) is being studied in clinical trials to see if it can help people with type 2 diabetes improve their A1C without the need for insulin. Continue Reading »

​After a visit to your doctor, you probably received a document from your insurer called an explanation of benefits (EOB). You can often identify this document because it will say, “This is not a bill,” on the envelope. Your EOB explains what your insurance is paying for, and it could help you catch billing mistakes made by your medical provider.  Continue Reading »

diaTribe partnered with Abbott and Novo Nordisk to bring you the Time in Range Hub – a new online resource to help you and your healthcare providers learn about Time in Range. Read more about this exciting new website below.  Continue Reading »

Two major factors that lead to poor outcomes for people with diabetes are food insecurity and a lack of social support. Community health workers can address these issues, connecting people with diabetes to the resources they need.  Continue Reading »

Studies show that if you have diabetes, increasing your Time in Range (TIR) can lower your risk of developing kidney disease. Learn how kidney disease is diagnosed, why A1C has limitations for people with CKD, and the link between your TIR and your risk for kidney disease. Continue Reading »

The FDA and the FTC sent warning letters to 10 companies falsely claiming to sell dietary supplements that could cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent diabetes. People are strongly encouraged to avoid these products until they have undergone the proper testing. Continue Reading »

A recent consensus report from leading experts details a new definition for what it means to have type 2 diabetes in remission and why it is important to use the proper terminology in place of other words, such as “reversal” or “cure.” Continue Reading »

Recent studies have shown a link between brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and diabetes.  Unfortunately, these conditions are becoming more common as our population grows older. Find out more and ways to improve brain health. Continue Reading »

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