Whether you have type 2 diabetes, are a caregiver or loved one of a person with type 2 diabetes, or just want to learn more, the following page provides an overview of type 2 diabetes.
New to type 2 diabetes? Check out “Starting Point: Type 2 Diabetes Basics” below, which answers some of the basic questions about type 2 diabetes: what is type 2 diabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, and many more!
Want to learn a bit more? See our “Helpful Links” page below, which provides links to diaTribe articles focused on type 2 diabetes. These pages provide helpful tips for living with type 2 diabetes, drug and device overviews, information about diabetes complications, nutrition and food resources, and some extra pages we hope you’ll find useful!
Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me, diaTribe senior editor Adam Brown''s glucose level after fasting (no caloric intake) for eight hours. An FPG result of 126 mg/dl or greater indicates a positive diagnosis of diabetes.
An oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), which measures the body''s Guide to Individualizing Therapy – Some helpful questions you can ask yourself in preparation for a visit with your health care provider
Blood Pressure 101 – An explanation of why this simple health measurement is particularly relevant for people with diabetes.
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The diaTribe Advisory Board on What Every Person with Diabetes Must Know – Our star-studded advisory board of diabetes educators, endocrinologists, and the 1 last update 2020/06/01 more, give their tips on managing diabetesThe diaTribe Advisory Board on What Every Person with Diabetes Must Know – Our star-studded advisory board of diabetes educators, endocrinologists, and more, give their tips on managing diabetes
Dr. Anne Peter''s: What are they? – Learn about the TZD class of drugs.
Diabetes Devices Resource Page – Our comprehensive overview of the various diabetes devices for 1 last update 2020/06/01 out thereDiabetes Devices Resource Page – Our comprehensive overview of the various diabetes devices out there
Making the Most of Meter Data – Gary Scheiner (MS, CDE) provides an overview of how to use blood glucose meters and their data for maximum results
Avoiding Complications of Diabetes – Dr. Mark Yarchoan provides an overview of the various complications of diabetes and how to help prevent them.
Talking About Complications – Kerri Sparling (SixUntilMe) discusses the shame and guilt that can come with complications and how a strong support network can make all the difference.
How Much Do You Know about Diabetes and Kidney Disease? – Our overview of what all of us need to know about one of our most vital organs – our kidneys.
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Diabetic Neuropathy: Knowledge is Power – Neuropathy occurs when the nerves are damaged and it can result in pain or numbness, read our prevention and treatment overview here.
Diabetes and Depression: Seven Things to Know and Resources for 1 last update 2020/06/01 to Help You Take Action – We examine the mental burden of diabetes, including depression and diabetes distress.Diabetes and Depression: Seven Things to Know and Resources to Help You Take Action – We examine the mental burden of diabetes, including depression and diabetes distress.
home remedies for diabetes 🔥how to home remedies for diabetes for 10 Diet Commandments for Better Diabetes Management – The ten diet commandments Adam follows for healthy eating with diabetes, plus a guide to how to write your own and overcome obstacles.
Are All Carbs Created Equal? – An article on the carb and glucose contents of different foods.
The Philosophy: What Foods Should I Eat? – An article by Kerri Sparling on her mindset regarding her food eating habits.
How to Thrive in a Toxic Food Environment that Encourages Bad Choices – Adam gives some tips on how to become, and stay, a healthy eater.
The Step-by-Step Approach to Better Blood sugars and a Healthier 2013 – Adam investigates how exercise, primarily walking, can positively affect your health and blood sugar levels.
Ten Tips for Changing Habits, Adopting New Behaviors, and Achieving Your Goals – Some tips on mentality by Adam for people newly diagnosed with diabetes.
Six Ways to Stay Motivated to Manage Your Diabetes Well – Managing your diabetes can be a daunting task, but Adam shares his advice on how to stay motivated.
How Much Activity Do You Actually Get? Why Activity Tracking is Worth It, and Perhaps Needed More than Ever – Adam shares why he’s found fitness tracking to be valuable, gives an overview of the pros/cons of fitness trackers, and shares the perspectives of other fitness tracker users
*Please note, this page is not a comprehensive list of all of the available resources.