All Type 2 Diabetes Articles

My Type 2 Diabetes Routine
After a T2D diagnosis at 21, Mary Van Dorn was in shock. Now, she leads support groups through her coaching business, Sugar Momma Strong. She shared the daily rituals she uses to keep her blood sugar in check while juggling life as a boss and busy mom.
How diabetes influencer and coach Mary Van Dorn manages her type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes Treatments: Newer Medications
While metformin remains first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes, there are now two classes of medications to improve diabetes outcomes.
Liver Disease—What You Need to Know About this Common Problem of Diabetes
Developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, occurs in people with obesity and type 2 diabetes, and can be reversed with weight loss.
One in 3 people in the US will develop fatty liver disease, often associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity. A structured weight loss program seems the most successful method of reducing liver inflammation and restoring liver heath.
Screen Light at Night—Distrupts Your Sleep, Worse for Your Health
First poorer sleep, then weight gain and diabetes, from too much screen light at night. The accumulated exposure to blue light--an environmental toxin--from smartphones, Ipads, computers, and the TV is as bad for health as PCPs and pesticides.
Insulin Resistance Causes and Symptoms
Insulin resistance is when cells in your muscles, body fat and liver start ignoring the signal that the hormone insulin is trying to send out: Ferry glucose out of the bloodstream and put it into our cells.
Tim McGraw's Obsession with Diabetes and Blood Sugar
Why This Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Wants Folks to Mind Their A1C Levels
t:flex Large Capacity Insulin Pump for Diabetes is Available
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the t:flex™ insulin pump for marketing. The pump, manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care, can store the largest amount of insulin (480 units) of any pump available in the United States.
Glyxambi Combination Treatment is Now Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Glyxambi (empagliflozi/linagliptin) is now approved in addition to a healthy meal plan and physical activity, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Tandem Diabetes Care Recalls Cartridge Lots: t:slim Insulin Pump
List of affected cartridge lot numbers expands
Tandem Diabetes Care announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall of specific lots of insulin cartridges that are used with the t:slim Insulin Pump. The affected cartridges may be at risk for leaking.
Losing Weight with Type 2 Diabetes
Diet and Exercise Tips
Losing weight when you have type 2 diabetes may seem impossible at first, but once you learn how to incorporate a few healthy habits into your life, it’s not so hard. Discover simple ways to lose weight when you have type 2 diabetes.
Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors for Type 2 Diabetes
Medications that help control your blood glucose level
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are prescribed for some people with type 2 diabetes. They inhibit your body from breaking down complex carbohydrates, so your blood glucose level doesn’t go as high after eating. Includes special notes on using this drug.
Thiazolidinediones (TZDs or Glitazones) for Type 2 Diabetes
Medications that lower insulin resistance
Thiazolidinediones—often called TZDs or glitazones—can lower your insulin resistance. This medication helps your body use insulin better, which can make it easier to control your blood glucose level when you have type 2 diabetes.
Sulfonylureas for Type 2 Diabetes
Medication used to control type 2 diabetes
Sulfonylureas are a type of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes. They were the first drug developed to help people better control their blood glucose levels. Learn how sulfonylureas work and if they’re right for you.
Combination Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Some drugs are combined in one pill
Your doctor may have you take a combination medication if you have type 2 diabetes: this drug will combine multiple medications to help keep your blood glucose level under control.