Type 2 Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about type 2 diabetes, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

How to Clear Airport Security Screenings With Diabetes Supplies

These tips will help you cruise through TSA screenings with medications and more.

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America's Rising Diabetes Rates

Type 2 diabetes diagnosis rates in America are increasing faster in some states than others. Find out where your state falls in diabetes diagnoses.

By Mary Shomon

Nitric Oxide Speeds Foot Ulcer Healing

If you have chronic foot ulcers related to type 2 diabetes, learn more about a potential way nitric oxide treatment can harnesses the body’s own healing mechanisms.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Type 2 Diabetes and Mental Health Before Age 40

You may think that type 2 diabetes only affects older people. But more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before the age 40.

By Mary Shomon

Kombucha: Power Drink for Blood Sugar and Diabetes

Have you noticed that supermarkets these days are overrun with a wide choice of kombucha? What is it and can it help you manage type 2 diabetes?

By Mary Shomon

Formal Weight Loss Programs For Diabetes

Many formal weight loss programs can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Learn how to find one that works for you, and get expert tips to help you stick with it.

By Lisa Fields

Resist Type 2 Diabetes With Lunges, Sit-Ups, and Push-Ups

If you have prediabetes, take steps to reduce your type 2 diabetes risk. But what kind of exercise best? Resistance training seems to be the way to go.

By Diane Domina

Prediabetes and Male Infertility

You may know that diabetes affects male fertility, but what about prediabetes? Here's what you should know about high blood sugar and men’s sexual health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Can Eating Dairy Reduce Your Diabetes Risk?

Learn how certain dairy products — like milk, cheese, and yogurt — can affect your appetite, weight, and metabolism when you have diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

Little-Known Symptoms of Diabetes

Don't miss these little-known symptoms of diabetes that you shouldn't overlook.

By Mary Shomon

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Cardiovascular Risk

Researchers report sulfonylurea and insulin drugs can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

By Mary Shomon